"Have something!" Collins Kimani(r) wards off Impala's Nato Simiyu during Saturday's Enterprise Cup Quarter final at the Impala Club.The Lions won 30-10 to make the semis where they meet Nakuru(photo courtesy of THE STANDARD)
KCB Lions have qualified for the semi finals of the Enterprise Cup knock out tournament with a comprehensive 30-10 victory away at Impala RFC.
The Lions raced into an 18-0 half time lead off scores from Derek Wamalwa and Calvins Biko who scored a try each.Peter Mutai notched a conversion and two penalties.
The second half was no different with England bound Wamalwa scoring his second try of the match while center Leslie Mango added yet another try.Peter Mutai added a conversion in this half.
A late Impala rally which saw them score two tries from Paul Oimbo and Steve Ogada could not prevent them from halting the marauding Lions' charge towards the Enterprise Cup semis.
Coach Michael "Tank" Otieno was happy with the win,saying the team played efficiently and added,"I am happy they can now win comfortably away from home."
KCB travel to Nakuru to face Nakuru RFC in the semi final on August 25th at the Athletic Club.Nakuru qualified after stunning Quins 29-27 at the RFUEA grounds.
Defending champs Mwamba strolled to the semis with a 46-16 win over Mombasa SC at the Nairobi Railway Club while Mean Machine beat the fast fading Nondescripts RUFC 21-11 to set up a semi final clash with Mwamba.
KCB Cubs were awarded a walkover after opponents Kisumu RFC failed to appear for their Mwamba Cup quarter final clash at the Lions Den.The Cubs now face Strathmore University in the semis at the same venue next Saturday.
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