IMPALA FLOODLIT

KCB coach discloses what won them Impala Floodlit title

KCB assistant coach Dennis Mwanja believes his charges character of not giving up till the final whistle won the the clash against Impala Saracens last Saturday.
The Bankers and the Gazelles once again faced off in the Impala Floodlit finals and the former won the clash 20-18 thanks to a late penalty by Ahmed Shabaan.
Rotich miss
Immediately after Shabaan’s scoring his penalty, KCB conceded at the other end but Bernard Rotich missed from a promising position and handed Curtis Olago’s coached side the main cup win.
Commenting on the match, Mwanja stated that his charges have a killer instinct which drives them to never give in any test.
“We have an x-factor that each KCB player has. All KCB players have a killer instinct and they fight through to the final whistle it is a character that pays off when you face a tough test, ” Mwanja said in a post match interview.
He admits that defending the Cup was a relief as they were under pressure to deliver due to high expectations especially after their preseason tour in South Africa.
“We had the aspect of pressure on us because of alot of expectations after the hyped trip to SA but the boys managed to take in the pressure. Impala were also worthy opponents since making it to finals is not easy. They are working hard and it was double pressure for us. We had to dig deep to win, the game would have gone either way but the opportunities we took counted,” he added.
KCB now shifts focus on the Kenya Cup season where they begin their campaign against newbies Oilers.

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