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MMUST re-cast squad for UOE clash
By Dennis Gatuha | Fri 30 Nov, 2018 12:45

MMUST have made six changes ahead of their week three Championship duel with UoE Trojans in Kakamega.

The clash will be played at the Kakamega Showgrounds at noon, not MMUST Grounds, after the varsity side was banned from playing at MMUST Grounds for a few games for failing to control their fans during their clash with Western Bullls on week one.

Experienced Brian Fox Ligami will start at scrum-half in the absence Kelvin Abuga, who is carrying an ankle injury, and will combine with Nobert Lumbwani at half-back; former Kabras danger man, Isiah Mulongo, has been handed the no.15 jersey as last weekend's starter Elvis Amunya is hors de combat due to ankle sprain.

Up front, Collins Ngoko will pack on the loosehead side, pushing Kelvin Omondi to tighthead. There is a new second-row combination where Austin Owour and Calvin Wabuyele pushes Mark Wasamba and Bryon Cornel out of the starting XV.

The squad will be skippered by Samuel Mbeche, whose centre pairing with Timothy Mmasi is the only combination that has not been altered.

Among those on the bench are debutant Okwemba Ejakait, fresh from Kakamega High School.

The Dr. Lukes Ahaya Ochieng charges will be out to grind their first win of the season after going down to Kisumu on week two and to Western Bulls in the opener.

MMUST:1. Kelvin Omondi 2. Ndulu Kajilwa 3. Collins Ngoko 4. Austin Awour 5.Calvin Wabuyele 6. Njeru Brian 7. Jack Munai 8. Felix Wamocho 9. Brian Fox Ligami 10. Nobert Lumbwani 11. Jonny Bahati 12. Samuel Mbeche 13. Timothy Mmasi 14. Tyson Juma 15. Isiah Mulongo 

Replacements: 16. James Chege 17. Cornel Bryon 18. Warren Mbithi 19.Paul Simiyu 20. Wasamba Mark 21. Martin Masika 22. Okemba Ejakait 23. Derrick Okisai 24. Sebestian Ochieng

Dennis Gatuha
Once aspired to be a rugby player. Now writes about rugby players.
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