Kenya Harlequin on Monday announced the appointment of Paul Murunga as the new head coach heading to the 2022/23 season.
Murunga joins Quins after serving as head coach at Kenya Cup rivals Homeboyz Rugby until 2020. He brings a wealth of experience having coached the Kenya 7s and was the assistant coach when Kenya won the Singapore 7s in 2016.
Pau, as he is popularly known, said: “I’m not coming to reinvent the wheel. This is a special team with some fantastic people and a great history. I’m incredibly excited to be joining a club with a sound rugby culture backed by passionate club members on and off the field and a vibrant fanbase”.
Director of Rugby at Quins Joel Ng’ang; a said “Pau has experienced some high performing rugby environment both as player and coach and will add value to the fantastic coaching team. He demonstrated that he understands what it takes to create and maintain a winning culture and how our identity is central to this”.
Pau’s first assignment will be Kabeberi 7s on Saturday, May 21, 2022; a field he’s well aware of having won the national sevens circuit with Homeboyz.