With the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup dates already released by Rugby Afrique, the governing body of the sport in the continent, the Simbas technical team has set 1st March as the first training session of the squad.
The team will be training every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday mornings. The midweek sessions will purely focus on strength and conditioning
They will start their sessions at the Peponi school this Sunday with an Emotional Intelligence Session before heading to the pitch. The Simbas are in Pool B and their first assignment is on 30th May against Morocco before heading to Cote D’Ivoire for their second match on 27th June.
On 11th July, they will host Uganda before welcoming Zimbabwe a week later to Nakuru on 18th July these two being victoria Cup fixtures.
This training squad will, however, be reviewed at the end of the 15s season by the technical team and a final provisional squad will be named.
Loose-Head Props: Andrew Siminyu, Elisha Koronya, Ian Njenga Hookers: Bonface Ochieng, Frank Mutukum Toby Francombe Tight-Head Props: Ian Masheti,, Ephraim Oduor, Melvin Thairu
LH Lock: Malcolm Onsando, Emmanuel Silungi, Simon Muniafu
TH Lock: Simon Muniafu, Brian Juma, Emmanuel Mavala
Backrow/6: George Nyambua, Joshua Chisanga, Samuel Were
Backrow/7: Fidel Oloo, Monate Aktei, Coulson Cameron, Brian Amaitsa
Number 8: Mark Mutuku, Elkeans Musonye, Steve Sec Otieno
Scrum-half: Samson Onsomu, Samuel Asati, Barry Robinson
Fly-Halves: Dominc Coulson, Antony Omondi, Charles Kuka
IC: Johnstone Mung’au, John Okoth, Charles Tendwa
OC: Vincent Onyala, Austin Sikutwa, Eliud Mulakoli
Left Wing: Timothy Okwemba, Billy Omondi, Beldad Ogeta
Right Wing: Geoffrey Okwach, Mike Kimwele, Jacob Ojee
FB: Jeff Mutuku, Isaac Njoroge, Antony Odhimabo, Matoka Matoka
-Story by kru.co.ke