After clashing in last season's KRU Championship, USIU Martials and Mean Machine meet on Saturday October 27, 2018 at the Impala Floodies Universities category final.
As USIU beat Swara 17-12 in the first semifinal last weekend, Machine bagged a 34-22 win over Catholic Monks for the two sides to set up the final.
Machine coach Ramsfield Matekwa and his USIU counterpart Dennis Mwanja spoke to Raga House on Friday providing team news on who will start where come Saturday at 3pm.
For USIU, Charles Kuka will be making a come back from an eight-month knee injury layoff and has been named as the day's fly-half while Machine had to balance their squads as one group will be at home playing Varsity League final.
Shadon Munoko skippers the side while Clinton Munyasa will be the fly-half as Eric Muthama starts at fullback.
USIU Starting 15
1. George Ochieng 2. Joseph Kagimu 3. Jeff Kiragu 4. Javan Oyombe 5. Dennis Lusweti 6. Isaiah Wafula 7. Aggrey Oguna - C 8. Fitzgerald Kasule 9. Martin Mugo 10. Charles Kuka 11. Sidney Omondi 12. Kevin Munene 13. Mulakoli Eliud - VC 14. Mussa Shabani 15. Godfrey Kiragu
16. Sam Kiriro 17. Nyote Wakanyote 18. George Muyomba 19. Jeremy Olulo 20. Philip Baya 21. Dennis Hure 22. Kimanzi Mati 23. Muinde Makau
1)Alvin Mutsoto 2)Paul Ekirapa 3)Reuben Oroko 4)Brian Koina 5)Henry Rabach 6)Brian Marube 7)Musa Lutta 8)Shadon Munoko(C) 9)Marvin Karungii 10)Clinton Munyasa(VC) 11)Charles Kinyanjui 12)Maurice Murimi 13)Raymond Ekutu 14)Victor Shaviya 15)Eric Muthama
16)Winstone Juma 17)Alex Muganda 18)Ian Voi* 19)Zack Ondijo 20)Calvin Michieka 21)Vincent Cheruyoit 22)Mageto Otero 23)Boaz Wangila