. KCB beat Menengai Oilers 30-5 to lift Dala 7s title at the Mamboleo showground on Sun 11 Aug 2019. Photo credit - Stanbic 7s
Prinsloo 7s pool A TEAM NEWS
By Eric Njiru | Fri 16 Aug, 2019 09:10

Stanbic 7s heads to Nakuru County on Sat August 17 with Top Fry Nakuru set to host the fourth leg of the 2019 season at Nakuru Athletics Club over the two days. 

Series leaders KCB will take on Northern Suburbs, Stanbic Mwamba RFC and Championship side Mombasa RFC in pool A. 

Captain Davies Chenge leads the Lions as they seek to roar in Nakuru and win their third cup of the season after bagging the main cup in Kakamega and Kisumu last week. 

The KCB squad named by head coach and former Kenya 7s international Dennis Mwanja has up to 10 internationals becoming one of the most experienced sides for the Prinsloo leg.

Former Kenya 7s captain Amonde, Sahddie, Onyala, Mikkey, Asati, Shaban, Olindi, Kenya 7s captain Ojee and Levy are those named among others.

Championship side Mombasa RFC will make their first div 1 appearance at Prinsloo 7s coming in as an invitational side. 

Newton Malenya will lead the Coast-based side with Dennis Njagi named as his assistant by head coach Lewis Okaka. Halfbacks Elvis Namusasi and Gabriel Makatiani will hope to keep Mombasa RFC in the top division heading to Christie 7s and their home tournament, Driftwood 7s.

Making Mombasa's technical bench is S&C Carsten Atogo, videographer Isabel Opondo, physio Dolphin Mokeira and team manager Kevin O.Wambura. 

Northern Suburbs Cubs named captain Brian Omondi, Patrick Ochieng, Benson Amadi, Brian Mutugi and Eugene Omondi among those to start in Nakuru. Others are Shem Okola, John Ngige, Mcsmith Mwenda, Samuel Otieno, Ismael Gorio and John Oyaro.

Stanbic Mwamba RFC have been dealt with a huge blow as co-captains Billy Odhiambo and Eliakim Kichoi are sidelined while Stephen Sikuta failed a late fitness test on Thursday evening. 

“Billy has a hairline fracture in his right wrist, Eliakim has trouble with both his shoulders and knee while Sikuta has failed to recover from an ankle injury he picked from Kisumu last weekend,” Levis Kituyi, team physiotherapist told MwambaRugby.Com.

Tony Owuor will make his Sevens debut for Kulabu with another youngster Mellegy Tendwa getting the call up. Jeremy Chimwani and George Omolla have also been drafted into the squad. Hot prospect James Ochieng will take up the 13th man slot as reported by the official club's portal. 

1.Davies Chenge (c) 2.Andrew Amonde 3.Shadon Munoko 4.Vincent Onyala 5.Michael Wanjala 6.Samuel Asati 7.Ahmed Shaban 8.Johnstone Olindi 9.Jacob Ojee 10.Elphas Adunga 11.Levy Amunga 12.Geoffrey Okwatch 13.Peter Waitere

Mombasa RFC
1.Newton Malenya (c) 2.Ezra Mulusa 3.Benjamin Erukan 4.Dennis Njagi 5.Nick Mawira 6.Elvis Namusasi 7.Gabriel Makatiani 8.Yassin Mohammed 9.Elias Gitonga 10.Raymond Kenga 11.Absalom Mugubi 12.Reuben Murgar 

Northern Suburbs Cubs
1.Brian Omondi(c) 2.Patrick Ochieng 3.Felix Omondi 4.Benson Amadi 5.Wilson Juma 6.Brian Mutugi 7.Eugene Omondi 8.Shem Okola 9.John Ngige 10.McSmith Mwenda 11.Samuel Otieno 12.Ismael Gorio 13.John Oyaro 

Stanbic Mwamba
1. Michael Agevi 2. Alex Litui 3. Mike Okello 4. George Omolla 5. Mellegy Tendwa 6. Tony Owuor 7. Ronnie Omondi.(C) 8. Tony Omondi 9. Collins Injera C) 10. Joel Inzuga 11. Jeremy Chimwani 12. Meshack Obota 13. James Ochieng 

Pool A Order of play

9 am Northern Suburbs vs Stanbic Mwamba
9.20am KCB vs Mombasa RFC

11.50am Northern Suburbs vs Mombasa RFC
12.10pm KCB vs Stanbic Mwamba

2.40pm Stanbic Mwamba vs Mombasa RFC
3.00pm KCB vs Northern Suburbs

KCB   Prinsloo 7s   Stanbic 7s  
Eric Njiru
Award-winning, bold, independent Rugby Journalist and Radio Presenter in Kenya, Southern Hemisphere. Experience in Match-Day Reporting, News and Interviews. Covering Kenya 7s around the World. Email: ericnjiru41@gmail.com +254726205521
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