The Simbas have made two changes to the side that started the 23-18 away win over Uganda in Elgon Cup action a fortnight ago, backrow Joshua Chisanga and fly half Isaac Adimo handed starts for Saturday’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash which doubles up as the Elgon Cup return fixture set for the RFUEA Ground in Nairobi.
There is also a first appearance for KCB’s Kenny Andola and a first call up for Mwamba’s Brad Owako who will be line to make his Simbas debut. The duo, who will start off the bench make the match day 23 in place of Biko Adema who is unavailable due to work commitments and Kelvin Masai. 20 year old Steve “Security” Otieno is also in line for his Simba’s debut. Otieno replaces Martin Owila who is rested for this clash.
15.Tony Opondo, 14. Darwin Mukidza (captain), 13. David Ambunya, 12. Patrice Agunda, 11. Jacob Ojee, 10. Isaac Adimo, 9. Samson Onsomu, 1. Moses Amusala, 2. Peter Karia, 3. Dennis Karani, 4. Simon Muniafu, 5. Oliver Mang’eni, 6. Eric Kerre, 7. Davis Chenge, 8. Joshua Chisanga Replacements 16. Philip Ikambili, 17. James Kubasu, 18. Curtis Lilako , 19. George Nyambua, 20. Steve Otieno, 21. Kenny Andola, 22. Brad Owako, 23. Leo Seje