Handball: Police and Nairobi Water crowned regional champions

Nairobi Water won the title after beating Rwanda’s UR Rukara 26-21 in the final at Amahoro Stadium on Saturday. Courtesy

Saturday (finals)

Women
UR Rukara 21-26 Nairobi Water

Men
Police 30-21 APR

Rwanda’s Police handball club (men) and Kenya’s Nairobi Water (women) were on Saturday crowned regional champions after winning titles of the 2019 East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) tournament in Kigali.

 

Police claimed their second title after besting local rivals APR 30-21 in the final, while Nairobi Water beat UR Rukara, of Rwanda, 26-21 in the title decider.

 

It was a return of the favour for Police when it mattered the most following their narrow 38-37 defeat to APR in the preliminary round on Tuesday.

 

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