Championship side Egerton Wasps are set to play nationwide side TUM Marines in their first match of the Varsity League on Saturday Sep 29, 2018 at UoN grounds.
Both Egerton and TUM will make trips to Nairobi as they seek perfect start from pool A of the Varsity League that also features Blak Blad and JKUAT Cougars.
Debutants Desmond Otieno and Barry Opondo are named as second rows for Egerton with Calvin Kiprono and Kevin Ledama starting as half-backs.
Egerton have named four other debutants- Omwoke Antony, Winston Kombo and Kevin Ledama with Karani Victor set to start from the bench.
Mombasa based TUM Marines will seek to continue from where they left in the Coast nationwide side with Sam Nyangau starting at fullback, Moses Litunya and Obadiah Kibet on the wings while Benedict Wesonga is the eighth man.
TUM Marines Starting Line-up
1.Charlton Bosire 2.Amos Lunalo 3.Collins Bosire 4.Moses Nyakundi 5.Tyson Nyambok 6.Andrew Atika 7 .Martin Odongo 8.Benedict Wesonga 9.Onesmus Kibet 10.Elvis Namusasi 11.Moses Litunya 12.Denis Onyancha 13.Fred Abuga 14.Obadiah Kibet 15.Sam Nyangau
Finishers: 16.Gideon Mogeni 17.Brian Owino 18.Steve Biko 19.Arnold Zollo 20.Sam Owaga 21.Ezra Mulusa 22.Davie 23.Kalama Mulewa 24.Bruce Gordon
Egerton Wasps Starting Line-up
1.Omwoke Antony* 2.Eli Bosire 3.Winston Kombo* 4.Barry Opondo* 5.Desmond ochieng* 6.Steve wamai 7.Gilbert Ochieng 8.Moses okari 9.Calvin kiprono 10.Kevin Ledama* 11.Kevin Jomo 12.Moses Ngura 13.Bramwel omwangu 14.Derrick onyango 15.Solomon Rabin
Finishers: 16.Adams Mwangi 17.Emmanuel Asila 18.Kevin Kairu 19. Karani Victor* 20.Ian Okumu 21.Hamza Seifa 22.Paul Ombasa
Varsity League Pooling
Pool A:Blak Blad, Egerton Wasps, JKUAT Cougars, TUM Marines
Pool B: Mean Machine, Catholic Monks, Uoe Trojans, TUK Mustangz
Matchday 1: Sep 27, 2018 at UoN Grounds
10am: Catholic Monks vs TUK
12pm: Egerton Wasps vs TUM Marines
2pm: Mean Machine vs UOE Trojans
4pm: Blad vs JKUAT