Four changes as Lionesses head to Gaberone

Kevin Wambua has made four changes to the Lionesses side that finished sixth at last month’s Commonwealth Games, calling up Diana Awino, Sarah Oluche, Sophia Ayieta and Prisca Nyerere for this weekend’s Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens in Gaberone, Botswana.

The quartet replace Celestine Masinde who is unavailable due to work commitments, Rachel Mbogo who is recovering from injury and the unavailable duo of Stacy Awuor and Doreen Remour.

The Lionesses, runners up at last year’s tournament in Tunisia headline Pool A which also features Madagascar and Senegal.

Tunisia are in Pool B with Uganda and Zimbabwe while Pool C features Morocco, hosts Botswana, Mauritius and Zambia. Defending champions South Africa pulled out of the tournament.

Pool A: Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal

Pool B: Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Pool C: Morocco, Botswana, Mauritius, Zambia

Philadelphia Olando, Sheila Chajira, Michelle Omondi, Grace Adhiambo, Linet Moraa,Camilla Cynthia, Janet Okello, Judith Auma, Diana Awino, Sarah Oluche, Sophia Ayieta,Prisca Nyerere

Management: Kevin Wambua (Head Coach), Camilyne Oyuayo (TM), Ben Mahinda (Physio), Sammy Njogu (S&C)

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