The Simbas refers to the Kenya National Men’s XVs team. The team competes in the annual Rugby Africa Gold Cup . The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is African rugby’s top tier competition for national teams and the Simbas have won in twice, in 2011 and 2013.
It also competes against Uganda for the Elgon Cup, an annual tournament between the two sides played on a home and basis. Since the competition’s inception in 2004, the team has won it in 2004,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2013,2014,2016 with Uganda winning titles in 2006, 2012 and 2015.
The Simbas also play regular test matches against other national sides. Davis Chenge is the current captain.
Simbas 2018 squad
FRONT ROW: Patrick Ouko(Homeboyz), Oscar Simiyu (KCB),Moses Amusala (KCB), Joseph Odero (Kabras),Curtis Lilako (KCB),Peter Karia, (KCB)Phillip Ikambilli, (Homeboyz), Coleman Were (Kabras) LOCKS: Oliver Mangeni (KCB),Malcolm Onsando (Quins),Eric Kerre (Impala),Andrew Chogo(Kabras) BACK ROW: George Nyambua (Kabras),Dalmus Chituyi* (Homeboyz),Peter Misango* (Quins),Elkeans Musonye (Strathmore),Martin Owila (KCB), Davis Chenge (KCB,Captain) SCRUM HALVES: Samson Onsomu (Impala), Xavier Kipngetich (Impala), Mohammed Omollo (Homeboyz), FLY HALVES:Isaac Adimo (Quins), Biko Adema (Nondies), CENTERS: Leo Seje (Impala), Maxwell Kangeri (Homeboyz),Peter Kilonzo (KCB),Zedden Marrow(Homeboyz),WINGS:Tony Onyango (Homeboyz),Felix Ayange (Kabras), Jacob Ojee (KCB),Darwin Mukidza (KCB), Edmund Anya (Strathmore),Vincent Mose (Impala)