ERIC SHIRLEY SHIELD

ESS standing & quarterfinal pairings

The Eric Shirley Shield ended on Saturday 1 March with four matches taking place while two-match did not go on as Western Bulls and Kisumu dished out walkovers.

KCB’s final day loss to Homeboyz could not stop them from finishing top of the log with 72 points. The Bankers who are the defending Champions won 14 matches and picked a draw. They scored 638 and conceded 163 to book a home semi-final.

Kabras also ended the season with 72 points with just a goal difference of two separating them with league leaders KCB. They will also have a home semi-final and have been given a bye in the quarters.

Oilers finished third and qualified for quarters thanks to 13 wins and three defeats. They have 65 points, nine above fourth-placed Homeboyz.

Impala ended the season with 52 points having won 10 of the 16 matches this season. Mwamba beat Nakuru on goal difference to book the final slot.  Both sides had 44 points. Just like the senior side, Blad finished eighth on the log, they had 24 points.

Kenya Harlequins with 22 and Nondies at 18 occupy position nine and 10 respectively. Western Bulls and Kisumu ended the season with negative five.

Quarters 

Oilers will host  Mwamba in the first Quarterfinal n 14th match in Nakuru while Homeboyz will entertain Impala at Jamhuri Grounds in the season quarter.

The winner of the Oilers- Mwamba clash will face Kabras in Kakamega as the winner of Homeboyz- Impala clash heads to KCB.

ESS Quarterfinal pairings

  1. Oilers II vs Mwamba II
  2. Homeboyz II vs Impala II

ESS Semis 

  1. KCB II vs (Homeboyz II vs Impala II)
  2. Kabras II vs (Oilers II vs Mwamba II)

 

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