In an exciting development for rugby fans across Kenya,assistant coach of the Kenya Lionesses, Paul Murunga, has officially unveiled the squad that will represent the nation in the highly anticipated Rugby WXV3 tournament set to take place in Dubai from October 13th to October 28th, 2023. The announcement has generated a buzz of enthusiasm among supporters and players alike as they gear up for this prestigious international competition.
This year’s squad brings together a mix of experienced veterans and talented newcomers, promising a dynamic and competitive team. Captained by Enid Ouma, the team is as follows: Rose Otieno, Knight Otwoma, Natasha Emali, Helsa Khisa, Faith Livoi, Enid Ouma, Diana Kemunto, Naomi Jelagat, Winnie Owino, Ann Goretti, Angel Charity Juma, Laureen Akoth, Priscah Nyerere, Freshia Awino and Diana Omoso. The team has a versatile bench which includes Naomi Muhanji, Evelyn Kalamera, Mercy Migingo, Stacy Atieno, Michelle Akinyi, Edith Narlaka, Jiveti Daisy Osore, Lewin Amazimbi, Valentine Otieno and Maureen Chebet.
This squad is not only a blend of individual talents but also a testament to the rigorous training and development programs that have been put in place to nurture rugby talent in Kenya.As the Kenya Lionesses prepare to embark on their journey to Dubai for the Rugby WXV3, the entire nation stands behind them, hoping for a strong performance and memorable moments on the rugby field. The squad’s dedication and passion for the sport have already inspired fans across the country, and as they take on some of the world’s best teams, there’s no doubt that Kenya will be well represented with pride, honor, and fierce determination. Rugby enthusiasts can’t wait to witness the Lionesses roar on the international stage in October 2023.