Kabras Sugar makes several changes from the side that won the Sisimka Charity Cup to the team to play MMUST on matchday 1 of the 2021 Kenya Cup.
Hooker Max Adaka, props Hillary Mwajilwa and Joseph Odero are recalled to the starting 23 as well as lock Kevin Wekesa who joins Brian Juma.
Back rows Dan Sikuta and George Nyambua retain their places but Lawrence Buyachi is replaced by Jeanson Musoga.
Sisimka Cup man of the match Jone Kubu doesn’t make the matchday 23 meaning Ntabeni Dukisa starts at fly-half while the rest of the backline has Felix Ayange, Alfred Orege and Derrick Ashiundu among others.
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MMUST named relatively familiar faces to Kabras as more than half of the squad have played for the 2016 Kenya Cup winners.
Timothy Mmasi and Elvis Amunya start at midfield with Martin Masika and Clause Shirievo in both wings.
Paywick Munoko, Paul Odongo, Josephat Omulefu and Austin Amukoa will hope to make an impact from the bench.
The 3 pm kick-off will be the first-ever Kenya Cup between the two Kakamega based sides after MMUST secured a promotion a fortnight ago.
Victor Oduor will officiate the Lurambi derby with Douglas Ngetich and Collins Wekesa named AR 1 and AR 2 respectively.
Kabras Sugar: 15. Felix Ayange 14.Alfred Orege 13. Timouci Senaite 12. Walter Okoth 11. Derrick Ashiundu 10. Ntabeni Dukisa 9. Brian Tanga 1. Hilary Mwajilwa 2. Max Adaka 3. Joseph Odero 4. Kevin Wekesa 5. Brian Juma 6. Dan Sikuta 7. George Nyambua 8. Jeanson Musoga
Finishers: 16. Teddy Akala 17. Asuman Mugerwa 18. Victor Were 19. Ben Onyango 20. Aroni Otieno 21. Dan Angwach 22. Valerian Tendwa 23. Bryceson Egesa
MMUST: 15 Isaiah Mulongo 14 Martin Masika 13 Elvis Amunya 12 Timothy Mmasi 11 Clause Shirievo 10 Norbert Lumbwani 9 Derrick Okisai 1 Kevin Totty Omondi 2 Gibson Perez Kajilwa 3 Collins Ngoko 4 Calvin Wabuyele 5 Venance Shikuba 6 Benson Mwata 7 Jadah Abdon 8 Nelson Babu
Finishers 16 Michael Onyango 17 Mark Oluoch 18 Aggrey Javan 19 Austin Amukoa 20 Erick Cantona 21 Josephat Omulefu 22 Lameck Ambetsa 23 Paul Odongo 24 Veron Kaburu 25 Paywick Munoko