New faces in Kenya Sevens squad for Dubai
25 November 2013, 13:31
Nairobi - Kenya sevens rugby head coach Paul Treu named a number of new faces in the squad that will take place in the IRB sevens circuit in Dubai over the weekend.
Homeboyz duo Leonard Mugaisi and Humphrey Mulama have been handed their
maiden call ups as head coach Paul Treu named the side.
The pacy Mugaisi was the Most Valuable Player during the 2013 Safaricom
Sevens Series, Kenya's local sevens circuit while Mulama, 19, has broken
through the ranks from Kakamega High School, holding down a backrow
position at his club side and featuring for the Kenya U-19 side that
lost to Namibia in the final of the Africa U-19 Championships last
August. Speaking after naming the team.
Andrew Amonde captains the side, which features experienced players in
Collins Injera, Patrice Agunda, Horace Otieno and Biko Adema, but Oscar
Ouma and Billy Odhiambo sit out the tournament due to other commitments.
Squad for Dubai
Andrew Amonde (Captain), Collins Injera (Vice Captain), Patrice
Agunda, Philip Wamae, Horace Otieno, Humphrey Mulama, Felix Ayange,
Michael Wanjala, Biko Adema, Eden Agero, Oscar Ayodi, Leonard Mugaisi
Paul Treu (Head Coach), Felix Ochieng (Assistant Coach), Vuyo Zangqa
(Attack Coach), Graham Bentz (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Lameck
Bogonko (Physio), Steven Sewe (Team Manager)