Experienced player Edwin Achayo has been appointed the new Assistant Coach of Kabras Sugar RFC.
The Club’s Chairman Phillip Jalango said in Kakamega, that the former Kabras scrum-half has penned down a three year contract with the 2016 Kenya Cup Champions.
Achayo’s appointment follows the resignation of assistant tactician Anthony Ogot, who flew to Florida , USA to pursue personal matters.
“Achayo will deputize our new South African Tactician Henley Du Plessis,. He said Achayo has immense experience in Rugby matters having previously been a player for several Rugby Clubs.
Du Plessis took over from former Head Coach Charles Cardovillis who has since joined Quins.
Plessis has hit the ground running having recruited three South African players in the club that is bank rolled by West Kenya Sugar Company Limited. The new foreign faces include 2nd half Enzo Foutie, full back Logan Basson and scrum half Claude Joannes who have joined other foreign players Jone Kubu and Tavaga from Fiji.
Contacted for comment, Achayo said he was elated for having been appointed to the new position.
“I understand Kabras players very well. I have played with most of them so i will have easy to do. I am Grateful for the appointment. I will use my vast experience in Rugby to share with players in the team."
Kabras has had high turn overs of coaches since it joined Kenya Cup. They include Kisumu based Arthur Shikwe who drove the team from the Nationwide league to Kenya Cup in 2016, Australian Tactician Mike Bishop and Cardovillis.
Kabras sugar RFC have so far played one friendly match crushing Kenya Cup rookies Menengai Oilers RFC of Coach Gibson Weru 45-21 at Kakamega Bulls ring on Saturday.
By Tito Tavasi in Kakamega.