Strathmore face Sharkia in Africa Cup for Club finals

Dec 16, 2021

Davis Anangwe scored a brace as Strathmore beat Nigeria’s Flickers 4-1 on Thursday to qualify for the final of the Africa Cup for Club Hockey Champions in Lusaka, Zambia.

Strathmore will now face the defending champions Sharkia on Saturday. The Egyptians edged out debutants Kenya Police 3-2 in the other semi final.

Anangwe struck twice in the 25th and 30th minute respectively to seal the scores after Seth Oburu (13th minute) and Emmanuel Simiyu’s (25 minute) field goals. In the other semi final against Kenyan champions Police trailed from a goal in the 18th minute by Samir Mohammed of Sharkia.

The lead was cancelled out by Moses Cheplaiti’s strike in the 39th minute. The two teams went head to head in the second half. Osam Bobram restored Sharkia’s lead in the 49th minute which only lasted for a minute before James Munyi’s equaliser.

Ali Said scored the winner in the 69th minute to send the Egyptian champions to the finals where they will be chasing record 20th Africa Club title against a Kenyan side hungry for a continental cup after missing out on the Kenyan league title on mere goal difference.

Heartlands of Nigeria will play Sunrise of Zimbabwe in the Women's finals.

Collated Results

Pool A: Strathmore 2 Hippo 1, Exchequers 7 Gentrix 0, Sharkia 15 Lusaka 0, Sharkia 5 Hippo 1. Exchequers 10 Lusaka 0, Strathmore 8 Gentrix 0, Exchequers 2 Sharkia 2, Gentrix 4 Lusaka 0, Hippo 0 Exchequers 3, Strathmore 6 Exchequers 4 ,Hippo 4 Lusaka 2, Strathmore 2 Sharkia 5.

Pool B:Police 4 Flickers 2, Yobe 3 Prison 0, Trustees 8 Prisons 2 , Yobe 3 Flickers 2, Gentrix 12 Hippo 0, Police 3Trustees 1,Flickers 4 Prisons 0, Strathmore 8 Lusaka 0, Police 3 Prisons 0 ,Yobe 1 Trustees 1 Strathmore 2 Sharkia 5,Police 1 Yobe 0, Trustees 3 Flickers 1.


Heartland Flickers 12 Lusaka 0, Lusaka 1 Sunrise Ladies 0,Heartland Flickers 3 Sunrise Ladies 0. 

Men’s Semi finals

Sharkia (EGY) 3 Police (KEN)

Flickers (NGR) 1 Strathmore (KEN) 4


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