Nondies looks to bounce back to winning ways when they take on Mwamba RFC on matchday 5 of the 2019/20 Kenya Cup Saturday at 4pm.
The Red Lion lost to Kabras on matchday 4 while Mwamba went down to Impala Saracens to set up an exciting matchday 5 clash at Railways club.
Phares Mbadi replaces Ivan Chebo at fullback with the latter moving to open wing as Daniel Okito drops to the bench. Mark Ongayo makes way for Felix Nangole on the blind wing while Biko Adema is up for this third start of the season at fly-half as scrum-half Ian Mabwa replace Evans Musili(bench).
As for Mwamba, the official club website reports that Deus Mudaki comes in at loosehead replacing the unavailable Jonah Mbari with Brian Kahura and Eugene completing the front row.
In the second row, George Omolla pairs up with Chris Asira who switches with Mike Okello. Okello will slot in at blindside alongside David Watts Oluoch (openside) and Edwin Machanje in the back row.
Charles Chege and Tony Omondi will continue their impressive partnership in the half backs. Returning Patrick Ruhiu will link up with Sabala Tendwa in the midfield. Alex Aturo, Joel Inzuga and Meshack Obota complete the back three.
Heading to matchday 5, Mwamba sit fifth with 11 points while Nondies are 8th with 6 points. Mwamba have won two and lost two while Nondies won one and lost three.
15. Meshack Obota 14. Joel Inzuga 13. Sabala Tendwa 12. Patrick Ruhiz (C) 11. Alex Arturo 10. Tony Omondi 9. Charles Chege 1. Deus Mudaki 2. Brian Kahura 3. Eugene Sudi 4. George Omolla 5. Christopher Asira 6. Mike Okello 7. David Oluoch 8. Edwin Machanje
16. Salaton Muturi 17. Alfred Yuko 18. James Yuko 19. Yahya Hussein 20. Moses Oola 21. Felix Otieno 22. Jeremy Chimwani 23. Ronnie Omondi.
15.Phares Mbadi 14.Ivab Chebo 13.Eric Gitau 12.Benjamin Marshall 11.Felix Nangole 10.Biko Adema 9.Ian Mabwa 1.Ernest Ngong 2.Francis Mutuku 3.Wesley Odhiambo 4.Brian Sinei 5.Ronnie Mwenesi 6.Steve Otieno 7.Fidel Oloo (c) 8.Steve Odhiambo
16. 17.Ian Njenga 18.Oliver Tambo 19.Victor Mutugi 20.Henry Fullbright 21.Evans Musili 22.Mark Ongayo 23.Daniel Okito
KENYA CUP WEEK 5 Fixtures
KCB vs Homeboyz RFC
Kenya Harlequin vs Menengai Oilers
Western Bulls vs Top Fry Nakuru
Kabras Sugar vs Blak Blad
Mwamba vs Nondies
Kisumu RFC vs Impala Saracens