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Strathmore face Simba as Orange battle Vikings

Kenya Hockey Union Mens’ premier league champions Strathmore University is set to meet Nairobi Simba in the finals NOC-Kenya floodlight hockey tournament on Friday 25th February.

Ladies champions Telkom Orange is set to meet Virgin Vikings in the ladies final.

Strathmore won all their fixtures save for a 0 – 0 draw with their perinial rivals Kenya Police. Strathmore overcame Coast 11 by 3 goals to zero, then eclipsed Kisumu Combined by 2 – 1, with Kelly of Kisumu giving the lakeside team the consolation goal. This turned out to be the only goal that the students would concede that day. The students edged Green Sharks 1 – 0 courtesy of a George Mutira goal, followed by a 3 – 0 win over Nairobi Simba.

Nairobi Simba on their part saw off Kenya Police by 1 goal to 0 through a Zack Aura goal before their match with Strathmore. Simba had earlier overcome Green Sharks by 1 – 0 through a penalty flick.

Orange beat USIU-A 1 – 0 before drawing with Sliders 0 – 0 and seeing off Vikings by 1 – 0.  Vikings striker Gloria Zalo sunk USIU-A with her well executed field goal to send them young team to the finals.

Fridays finals is to act as the launch of the floodlights at City Park. The matches begin at 7:00 pm.

Entrance is free.

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