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Nakuru vs Machine team news
By Eric Njiru | Fri 14 Dec, 2018 12:27
Top Fry Nakuru hope to close the year with a win when they host Mean Machine on matchday five of the 2018/19 Kenya Cup -Saturday Dec 15, 2018 at NAC. 
From the side that beat Blak Blad on matchday four, Nakuru head coach Mitch Ochola moves Edwin Makori from 8 to second row while Teddy Agutu, Cassius Omolo and Brandon Opiyo complete a new-look back row. That sees Edwin Moseti miss out while Edwin Anunda drops to the bench. 


Antony Oyugi and Martin Muita continue as half0backs, while centres Brian Njuguna and Duncan Abuyeka come in for Tyson Asiago and Walter Okoth.  Donald Aluoch moves from the bench to start at fullback swapping with Collins Onyango. 


Machine conceded a last minute penalty that saw them lose 19-22 to Impala Saracens and this week's focus has been entirely on remaining to the game till the last minute.

Open-winger Victor Shaviya returns for to the starting squad which sees Dennis Nyongesa drop out. Ben Mwangi, James Oluoch, Ian Wando, Dominic Mogendi and Henry Rabach make up the front row.

Skipper Shadon Munoko starts at 8 against while experienced scrum-half Marvin Karungii and fly-half Bruce Odhiambo are tasked with controlling the game. Machine's blind wing will have Alfred Orege with Shaviya on the other side, Murimi and Shiasi at midfield as Eric Muthama once against starting at fullback.

Nakuru is 7th ahead of the clash with 10 points as Machine finds themselves at the relegation zone, 11th, with five points. 

The last time Nakuru played Machine was on the last day of 2016/17 season - which saw Nakuru win 21-12 with the defeat seeing Machine getting relegated. 


Top Fry Nakuru
1.James Njenga 2. Emmanuel Mboya 3. Gibson Mugwe 4. Philp owuor 5. Edwin Makori 6. Teddy elmadam Agutu 7. Cassius omolo 8. Brandon Opiyo 
9. Anthony Oyugi 10. Martin muita 11. Chrispin Onyango 12. Brian Kimani Njuguna 13. Duncan Abuyeka 14. Hannington Wabwire 15. Donald Aluoch 
Finishers
16. David Muthama 17. Ken Mwangi 18. Ezekiel Waitere 19. Moses Okendo 20. Edwin Anunda 21. Collins Onyango 22. Simon Wariuki 23. John Okoth 

Mean Machine
1)Ben Mwangi 2)James Oluoch 3)Ian Wando 4)Dominic Mogendi 5)Henry Rabach 6)Brian Koina 7)Ben Kanyi 8)Shadon Munoko(C) 9)Marvin Karungii
10)Bruce Odhiambo 11)Alfred Orege(VC) 12)Maurice Murimi  13)Festus Shiasi 14)Victor Shaviya 15)Eric Muthama 

Finishers
16)Paul Ekirapa 
17)Collins Otieno 18)Reuben Oroko 19)Brian Marube 20)Daniel Oluoch 21)Antony Abonyo 22)Raymond Ekutu 23)Charles Kinyanjui
Eric Njiru
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