Kisia disclosed that they have had great players but have never been able to lift the trophy since 2009.
Before embarking on their National Sevens Circuit campaign, Strathmore Leos head coach Louis Kisia and the team fixed their eyes on clinching the overall title and so far, things are looking up.
Speaking to Pulse Sports, Kisia disclosed that over the years, they have had great players but have never been able to lift the trophy since 2009 however confidence is mounting this year that they will quench their 14-year wait.
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He added that he is not sure how it will happen but they will pull all stops to achieve their end goal of halting their 14-year wait.
“Before we started the circuit, we set our objective on clinching the circuit. The last time we lifted the trophy was in 2009 and over the years we’ve had good players but we were not able to clinch the circuit.
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"We don’t know how we are going to do it but we have to achieve our end goal. Be it by lifting a leg or two or reaching the final, we have to do it. Our agenda is to win the circuit,” he said.
Leos are currently third in the overall standings behind Kabras Sugar and KCB RFC respectively and trail the log leaders by nine points.
He added that he will be banking on the formidable squad to execute a great display in order to realise their goal.
“This year we also have a bunch of equally talented and good players who can make this dream come true. It’s an all-round team since every spot in our squad is beefed up,” he said.
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The Leos opened their campaign with the Dala Sevens in Kisumu where they reached the Cup Semifinal but were thrashed by KCB 31-0.
They then proceeded to the Driftwood Sevens in Mombasa where they also got to the Cup Semifinal but were beaten 12-7 by Kabras Sugar.
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The former Shujaa star has traded the private sector for public service after his highly decorated rugby career.
“We played the two legs and tried different combinations and now we have found what works best for us. Heading into Prinsloo, we shall give our all and show that we are ready to contest for the title,” he said.