Nairobi - Samurai
Wakulima head coach Lavin Asego believes his star-studded squad has
what it takes to win the fourth edition of the Masaku Sevens
Wakulima's freshly assembled squad is comfortable favourites for the
competition, despite having had little time to train, due to the
presence of several past and current Kenya Sevens national team players
in the team.
The absence of defending champions Tabadamu has heightened the
expectations placed on Samurai Wakulima, but Asego says his side is not
intimidated by the added pressure.
"It is our first appearance in the tournament but we are not overwhelmed by expectations," he told Standard Digital Media.
"We have not had time to train together but we are motivated by the
fact that we have played together before either at the club or national
"Expectations are high, but we are just focusing on ourselves. It is a
fun moment for the team and also an opportunity for us to prepare for
the national circuit.
"We will give our best and the results will take of themselves. We are looking forward to a great weekend."
The Masaku Sevens International serves as somewhat of a
curtain-raiser to the National Sevens Series, which begins with the
Christie Sevens on 1 and 2 August followed by Kisumu's Dala Sevens a
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