Kenya rugby faces Namibia in World Cup qualifiers
28 June 2014, 10:12
Nairobi - Head
Coach Jerome Paarwater has handed Martin Owila his full international
debut as the Kenya squad to face Namibia in the C.A.R Cup opener on
Saturday 28 June was released.
Nakuru RFC man starts at number eight in a backrow that comprises Brian
Nyikuli and Mike Okombe at openside and blindside flank respectively.
Twin towers Oliver Mang’eni and captain Wilson K’Opondo are at second
Kang’ethe twins James and Joseph start at loosehead and tighthead
respectively with hooker Sammy Warui completing the front row.
Asego starts at fly half for Kenya, partnering with scrum half Edwin
Achayo while Patrice Agunda and Humphrey Kayange feature in midfield.
Wings Dennis Muhanji, Collins Injera and fullback Tony Onyango complete
the back three.
from the team’s base in Antananaravivo, Team Manager Simiyu Wangila
said, “ The team has settled in well, they are well aware of the task at
hand and have prepared their ammunition for the battle on Saturday.”
This match kicks off at 1.00pm and will be aired live on Supersport 9
Kenya squad to face Namibia
Tony Onyango, 14. Collins Injera, 13. Humphrey Kayange, 12. Patrice
Agunda, 11. Dennis Muhanji, 10. Lavin Asego, 9. Edwin Achayo, 8. Martin
Owila, 7. Michael Okombe, 6. Brian Nyikuli, 5. Wilson K’Opondo
(captain), 4. Oliver Mang’eni, 3. James Kang’ethe, 2. Samuel Warui, 1.
Reserves:16. Maxwell Adaka, 17. Curtis Lilako, 18. Moses Amusala, 19. Ronnie
Mwenesi, 20. Andrew Amonde, 21. Lyle Asiligwa, 22. Kenny Andola, 23.
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