The KCB Lions qualified for the Impala Floodlit finals with a 23-7 win over hosts Impala RFC in a semi final clash played last night at the Impala Club.They led 18-0 at half time.

Peter Mutai scored 8 points from two penalties and a conversion.Anthony Ochino,Mark Emitati and team captain Paul Murunga added a try each.

David Matasio scored Impala’s consolation try with Moses Kola putting over the resulting conversion.

KCB head coach Michael “Tank” Otieno told The Lions Den:”I was happy with the team’s performance…their ball retention was good…and they played according to the game plan…the young players were impressive too.”

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Surprise package Strathmore University gave seasoned campaigners Mwamba RFC a torrid time before losing out 7-10 in an earlier semi-final clash at the same venue.

Hastings Nyariki touched down for Strathmore with Joshua Gathumbi scoring the conversion.

Strathmore player/coach Mitch Ocholla was happy with the performance of his young side,terming it a learning experience for the forthcoming Eric Shirley Shield.

Mwamba replied with tries from Mike Mutuku and Oduor Weru.
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