Kenya Rugby Women’s league defending champions Mwamba Ladies have intensified their training ahead of the new season set to start February 7.
With there being no competitive tournament since their took part in the 2015 Impala Floodlights, Kulabu have been training every day with all the players in attendance.
“Preparations are on top gear just working on a few things and we will be ready for the new season. It’s a new start and we are motivated by the virtue of coming as the defending champions”, said coach Phillip Wesonga.
Kulabu have 18-20 girls in the team and they will be looking to add fresh talent from high school.
The boasts having seven players in the Kenya Lionesses Sevens team and more than eight in the 15s team.
Kulabu will however miss the services of captain Rose Hilda Kamanga for the entire season due to her commitments. Winger Prisca Mamburi is expected to take the arm-band.
Those to make their debut include prop Vanessa Mang'ina, Hooker Mellisa Ouma and centre Stephane Waithera.
According to the coach, KCB and Kenya Harlequin seem to be the main threats this season.