Photo : Edwin Achayo in action for Kenya against Uganda in Kampala.
Kenya fifteens technical bench has named a 23 man squad for this weekend’s Elgon cup return leg match against neighbors, the Uganda Rugby Cranes at RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi on Saturday.
Kenya fifteens who won the first leg match 48-10 in Uganda,will be looking forward to make it two wins in a row in this game which doubles up as Africa Cup Division 1A tie.
There were a few changes in the squad that played against Namibia. Coach Jerome Paarwater brings in Patrice Agunda, Nato Simiyu, Lyle Asiligwa and Ronnie Mwenesi.
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The Improvement in Uganda Rugby Cranes game play can be clearly seen and they are not a team that one can look down upon. We have seen them put up strong performances against Zimbabwe and Namibia. The Ugandans registered a 34-27 away victory against hosts Zimbabwe in Harare.
Kenya fifteens squad
1 Moses Amusala, 2 Sammy Warui, 3 Curtis Lilako, 4 Ronnie Mwenesi, 5 Oliver Mang'eni Kizito, 6 Brian Nyikuli (Captain), 7 Mike Okombe, 8 Tonny Owuor, 9 Edwin Achayo, 10 Nato Simiyu, 11 Patrice Agunda, 12 Nick Barasa, 13 David Ambunya, 14 Ian Minjire and Tony Onyango.
16 Peter Karia, 17 Joseph Kangethe, 18 James Kangethe, 19 Simon Muniafu, 20 Max Adaka, 21 Lyle Asiligwa, 22 Isaac Adimo, 23 Innocent Simiyu.
Kenya fifteens management
Coach : Jerome Paarwater
Assistant : Dominique Habimana
Assistant : Charles Ngovi
Team Manager : Simiyu Wangila.
Physio : Chris Makachia.