IMPALA FLOODLIT

Strathmore survives Nondies late scare to reach Floodies semis

Strathmore Leos survived a late scare from Nondies and proceeded to the Semifinals of the Floodlit tournament after a 25-23 win the second quarterfinal
Nondies found themselves trailing 22-6 in the opening half in which Strathmore were dominant. Gideon Makumi was the first player to get on the scoresheet with a penalty. He later converted Philemon Olang’s try for a 10-0 lead.
Olang returned to the scoresheet with the second try for Strathmore before Austin Mboya scored the third try. Makumi converted to for the side to lead 22-6.
Second half
In the final, Saidi Sumba landed Nondies first try of the that was converted by Martin Juma as the Rangers launched the chase for a comeback. Makumi’s however scored a penalty at the other end that saw Strathmore extend the lead to 25-13. Debutant Steve Odhiambo backed a brace in the later stages of the game but were let down by missed conversion.
The winner of the tie will tackle the winner of the Impala-Quin clash.
Nondies squad: 1.Stephen Darunga 2. Francis Mutuku, 3. Ian Njenga, 4. Brian Sinei, 5. Brian Njenga,6. Clive Akello, 7. Japheth Otieno, 8,. Steve Odhiambo, 9Saidi Sumba, 10 Martin Juma, 11. Brian Oyando, 12. Mark Ongayo, 13 Felix Augustine, 14.Daniel Okito, 15.Ivan Chebo
Replacements: 16.Duncan Okwako, 17.Ernerst Ngong, 18 Fredrick Muga, 19. Henry Fullbright, 20.Brian Otieno, 21. Eric Gitau, 22. William Odhiambo 23. Phares Mbadi.

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