Kisumu Open: Kisumu Day rescue Football crown as western schools run away with Handball, Hockey, and Basketball titles

Kisumu Day High School football team were the winners of the annual Kisumu Open tournament staged at the Kisumu School between February 1st and 2nd.

A tourney encompassing all disciplines, Day emerged supreme in football but only after taking down St Ignatius Magadi on post-match penalties. The two had come out even after ninety minutes of play.

In the semi-finals, Day had beaten St Mary’s Yala while Magadi had dispatched Nyakoko. The girls’ final had Masogo take down favorites St Ignatius Magadi by a solitary goal.

Magadi had beaten Kochogo 2-0 to reach the final while Masogo had taken down Lions High School by the same margin.


In basketball, it was an all-Western affair as Chesamisi did battle with Sigalame and were duly dispatched a 42-19 scoreline. Sigalame had in the semi-final beaten Nyang’ori 51-15 while Chesamisi had edged Kisumu Senior 15-13.

St Joseph volleyball in a past match


St Joseph’s Kisumu won the volleyball title after beating Kisumu School by two sets of 25-15 and 25-13.


Chesamisi managed to salvage the hockey crown after beating Ober Boys by three goals to two in a tightly contested final. Chesamisi had whipped Sigalame 2-0 in the semifinal while Ober Boys were 2-0 winners over St Mary’s Yala in the second semi.

Kisumu Girls meanwhile, took home the girls’ hockey crown after seeing off Rae Girls 2-0.

Lakers Hockey club emerged the best in the clubs’ category.


Handball champions Nyang’ori

Nyang’ori High School were crowned champions in handball after defeating Kisumu Boys 10-09. Namasoli beat Masogo 10-06 in the girls’ final. Read the full handball report HERE.

Lawn Tennis Boys

1. George Oliver – Kisumu School

2. Cyrus Lasiwa – Chesamisi

Lawn Tennis Girls

1. Priscilla Kanze – Kisumu girls

2. Nicole Atieno – Kisumu girls

Badminton Boys

Singles 1. Ryan Otieno – Nyabondo

              2. Daniel Denda – Nyabondo

GIRLS 1.Harleen Pandal -Jalaram

            2. Brilliant Chepkoech – Kisumu Girls

Table Tennis

Boys 1. Amen Panesar – Jalaram

           2. Yash Gosvani – Jalaram

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