Wilson Kopondo returns from an injury layoff, making the Simbas match day 23 to face Tunisia in Rugby Africa Gold Cup action on Saturday 8 July 2017.
Kopondo was last in action during the 29-30 loss to Germany on 27 May 2017 and slots into a second row partnership with George Nyambua who makes his full test debut after three appearances off the bench as does Leo Seje who will partner David Ambunya in midfield.
There are four changes off the bench, Oscar Simiyu, Martin Owila, Dennis Muhanji and Lyle Asiligwa all included in the match day 23 as Jerome Paarwater’s charges plot for Tunisia.
Oliver Mang’eni is bereaved while Simon Muniafu sits out through injury. Patrice Agunda, James Kubasu and Brad Owako are all rested for this encounter
Simbas squad to face Tunisa
15. Tony Onyango, 14. Darwin Mukidza, 13. David Ambunya, 12. Leo Seje, 11. Jacob Ojee, 10. Isaac Adimo, 9. Sam Onsomu, 1. Moses Amusala, 2. Peter Karia, 3. Dennis Karani, 4. Wilson Kopondo (captain), 5. George Nyambua, 6. Eric Kerre, 7. Davis Chenge, 8. Joshua Chisanga Replacements 16. Philip Ikambili, 17. Oscar Simiyu, 18. Curtis Lilako, 19. Martin Owila, 20. Steve Otieno, 21. Lyle Asiligwa, 22. Kenny Andola, 23. Dennis Muhanji
*George Nyambua & Leo Seje make their full test debuts