Resolution Impala Saracens makes six changes ahead of the Resolution derby against Kisii RFC in the fifth round of the Kenya Cup on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Impala Club.
Anthony Orege replaces Daniel Karani in the only change in the front-row. The entire back-line sees Tyson Okoth, Paul Mutsami and Duncan Ekasi come in for Harriton Munai, Elvis Oroko and Steve Shammah who started in the win over Nondies.
Kenyan Simbas fly-half Nato Simiyu starts for the first time since returning from Hong Kong cup of nations meaning Antony Nyandigisi is not involved.
The back three remains unchanged. Derrick Mayar starts at the left wing. Timothy Makiya at the right & the evergreen Vincent Mose wears the fullback jersey.
Director of Rugby – Fred Ollows, speaking to impalasaracens.com, acknowledged the fact that former Impala technical bench member & current Resolution Kisii Head Coach – Nick Abok understands how Impala play. “He might have ideas of how we play, but we are coming to smash the hell out of them.”
1. James Kubasu 2. Daniel Ndome 3. AnthonyOrege 4. Davis Makori 5. Rainer Omondi 6. Tyson Okoth 7. Paul Mutsami 8. Duncan Ekasi 9. Samson Onsomu 10. Nato Simiyu 11. Derrick Mayar 12. Ishmael Mokaya 13. Billy Omondi 14. Timothy Makiya 15. Vincent Mose
16. Kelvins Karani 17. Kelvins Ronoh 18. Erick Kopondo 19. Steve Shammah 20. Xavier Bett 21. Samuel Motari 22. Quinto Ongo 23. Dennis Karani