After seeing his side’s unbeaten run come to an end in the hands of KCB last weekend, Kabras Sugar head coach Henly Du Plessis makes couple of changes ahead of Saturday’s visit to bottom-placed Mean Machine at UoN.
Skipper Max Adaka- hooker- and flanker Dan Sikuta are among those benched with Geoffrey Shitambasi and Charlton Mokua getting starting nods.
Key fly-half Logan Basson, who has had a fantastic performance in the last 10 weeks, is replaced by Kevin Keegan with the former not even making the bench. With Keegan at fly-half, Paul Abuto moves from the bench to the wing, while Fabian Olando starts ahead of Mario Wilson (bench).
Second-row Eliphaz Emong replaces Hillary Odhiambo to partner Brian Juma while Philip Wokorach starts at fullback.
Machine Scrum-half Marvin Karungii returns to the starting line-up after starting from the bench in last weekend’s defeat to Menengai Oilers.
Antony Abonyo drops to the bench that has prop Ben Mwangi, debutant Evans Mwendwa, Denis Nyongesa among others.
Ian Wando, Adam Mugo and Paul Ekirapa make up the front-row replacing Collins Otieno and Ben Mwangi while beast Aaron Otieno replaces Shadon Munoko at eight.
The two sides met on matchday one with Kabras winning 41-0 and go into the match miles apart as the millers lead the table while Machine close it at 12th.
1)Ian Wando 2)Adam Mugo 3)Paul Ekirapa(VC) 4)Dominic Mogendi 5)Cornel Omondi 6)Alex Muganda 7)Trevor Asina 8)Aron Otieno 9)Marvin Karungii 10)Bruce Odhiambo 11)Charles Kinyanjui 12)Festus Shiasi 13)Alfred Orege(C) 14)Victor Shaviya 15)Valentine Odoyo
16)Mulinge Kelvin 17)Ben Mwangi 18)Kevin Daniel Otieno 19)James Oluoch 20)Evans Mwendwa* 21)Antony Abonyo 22)Edwin Waithaka 23)Denis Nyongesa
1.Ephraim Odour 2. Geoffrey Shitambasi 3. Asuman Mugerwa 4. Eliphaz Emong’ 5. Brain Juma 6. Charlton Mokua 7. George Nyambua (Captain) 8. Claude Johannes 9. Brian Tanga (Vice-Captain) 10. Kevin Keegan 11. Paul Abuto 12. Nick Baraza 13. Fabian Olando 14. Felix Ayange 15. Philip Wokorach
16. Max Adaka 17. Hosea Ngesa/Hillary Mwajilwa 18. Bramwell Mayaka 19. Geoffrey Messo 20. Dan Sikuta 21. Barry Robinson 22. Johnstone Mung’au 23. Malika Habil