Technical University of Kenya’s chances of staying in the Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League are becoming slimmer and slimmer with each passing game.
The students, who are in their debut season in the topflight league, are at the bottom of the table with just five points after having just one win all season.
Their 2-0 loss to KCA University over the weekend was their 17th defeat of the season from 20 matches.
At the top, leaders Kenya Police continue to soar after their 2-0 win away to Nakuru moved them 55 points, 12 ahead of second placed Greensharks.
Four more wins could guarantee them their first title since 2013 after an impressive season which has brought 18 wins from the 19 matches so far.
USIU moved up to third spot with 38 points, relegating 2015 champions Butali Sugar Warriors to fourth spot with 36 points.
In the women’s Premier League, champions Telkom continue to lead the way with seven matches left to play this season.
Their 3-0 win over former champions Sliders moved them to 39 points, five ahead of second placed UISU Spartans, who also won over the weekend.
Nineteen-time champions Telkom have yet to drop a point this season and have also not concede a goal.
Amira Sailors are in third spot with 30 points.