Resolution Impala Saracens 34 Strathmore Leos 15

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A commanding first half performance saw hosts Resolution Impala Saracens reach the cup semifinals at the Impala Floodlit tournament with a 34-15 result over the Strathmore Leos on Saturday 1 October 2016 at the Impala Club.

The hosts raced into a 21-0 lead at the interval, Duncan Ekasi opening the proceedings with a try , Sammy Oliech adding the extras for a 7-0 lead before Anthony Nyandigisi made it 12-0, Quinto Ongo’s conversion seeing the Sarries go 14-0 up.

Ongo would score and convert his own try to cap a domineering first half performance from the Sarries, the Leos left chasing shadows in the dark.

Mitch Ocholla’s half time pep talk seemed to bring the bite out of the Leos, Patrick Ruhiu scoring after the restart, Dennis Juma converting to bring the scores to 21-7.

Gabriel Adero’s try brought the Leos to within nine points of the Sarries before Ongo and Juma traded penalties, the score board now reading 24-15.

Kenyan international Ian Minjire would score two late tries to close off the result.

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