Simbas Kick Off Elgon Cup Training Under New Head Coach Odera

Jun 05 - by SPN Correspondent for SportPesa News

Provisional Kenya 15s side of 44 launch preparations for their two-legged clash against Uganda at RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi

Kenya Simbas in a past international fixture. PHOTO/ KRU

  • The national rugby 15s side will start their 2019 campaign with the two-legged showdown against neighbours Uganda with Kenya hosting the first game in Kisumu on June 22 before the Rugby Cranes stage the reverse fixture in Kampala on July 13
  • Odera and his charges will have sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings ahead of their first game against the Cranes in the lakeside city

NAIROBI, Kenya- New Simbas XV head coach, Paul Odera and his provisional squad of 44 he named to prepare for this season's national duty following trials over the weekend kicked off training for the Elgon Cup on Wednesday in Nairobi.

The national rugby 15s side will start their 2019 campaign with the two-legged showdown against neighbours Uganda with Kenya hosting the first game in Kisumu on June 22 before the Rugby Cranes stage the reverse fixture in Kampala on July 13.

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The team started training for the first time under the former international at the Rugby Football Union of East Africa Grounds with a skills and conditioning session.

Odera and his charges will have sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings ahead of their first game against the Cranes in the lakeside city.

The Kenya Rugby Union held trials last Saturday at the same venue.

The Simbas 2019 Squad 

Joseph Shem, Simon Muniafu, Tyson Okoth, Elkens Musonye, Samson Onsomu, Anthony Odhiambo, Billy Omondi, Beldad Ogeta, Archadeus Khwesa, Jeff Mutuku, Mark Mutuku, Dominic Coulson, Charles Tendwa, Collins Injera, Melvin Thairu, Malcolm Onsando, Fidel Oloo, Toby Francombe, Frank Mutuku,Brian Amaitsa, Ian Njenga, Patrick Ouko, Emmanuel Silungi, Joseph Odero, Ephraim Oduor, Brian Juma, George Nyambua, Johnstone Mung’au, Cameron Coulson, Oscar Sorano, Griffin Musila, Oliver Mang’eni, Francis Mwita, Vincent Onyala, Samuel Asati, Michael Wanjala, Peter Kilonzo, George Maranga, Michael Kimwele, Geoffrey Okwach, Jacob Ojee, Isaac Njoroge, Monate Akuei, John Okoth

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