To commend good performance and secure future wins resolution Insurance today presented a ksh.750,000 championship bonus to the Resolution Impala Saracens Boks who recently won this seasons Erick Shirley Shield (ESS Tournament). In addition, the renowned rugby sponsor presented the Resolution Impala teams with their new kits for the upcoming season.
In the just concluded Eric Shirley Shield (ESS), a Kenyan domestic tournament the Boks successfully managed to defend their title for an impressive 3rd time since 2015. The Boks secured a 13-12 win over KCB II in the final match played at the USIU Ground on Saturday 22 April 2017.
The sponsorship is in line with Resolution Insurance’s commitment to secure Kenyans future and dreams by supporting local talent and development. In this regard, the group has aligned itself with Kenya’s vision 2030 social pillar which aims at improving the quality of life for all Kenyans .The Group has demonstrated this commitment by investing in the Kenyan youth through sports.
Speaking at the kit presentation ceremony Peter Nduati, CEO Resolution Insurance Group congratulated the team for their stellar performance in the tournament quoting it as a well-deserved win, “We as Resolution Insurance are ecstatic over the impressive Boks victory in the Eric Shirley Shield. We are proud to be associated with such a skilled, disciplined and talented team. As a Group we strive to play our part in building our country by empowering the youth by nurturing and investing in their talents and skills” Nduati said.
In the last season of the ESS tournament, Resolution Impala Saracen Boks played a total of 18 games winning 16 games out of the 18. Although the Boks lost to KCB in the preliminaries, the boys went on to choke a win out of the bankers in the finals. Resolution Impala Saracens Chairman Bill Githinji congratulated and encouraged the Boks to keep training hard in preparation for the upcoming season. “Rugby is an art nurtured by hard work, it is therefore important for us to recognize the Boks for winning this tournament while applauding the investment and contribution by Resolution Insurance that makes it all possible. I believe rugby growth in Kenya will be delivered by committed players and engaged sponsors”.
The Resolution Boks are a team of young talented, passionate and disciplined rugby players who aim to defend the Eric Shirley Shield in the upcoming 2017-2018 season.