Simbas to play four fixtures ahead of Repechage

The Kenya Rugby Union has secured four build up fixtures for The Simbas as they prepare for November’s Rugby World Cup Repechage in Marseille, France. While in France, the team will duel against Hong Kong, Canada and Germany in a round robin tournament with the overall winner securing qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

The Simbas will play British Army on Wednesday 17th October , Namibia on Sunday 21st October at and Loftus 200, a semi professional side from South Africa’s Blue Bulls, on Sunday 28th October. These fixtures will be played in Nairobi.

The Simbas will then play against Romania on Saturday 3rd November in Bucharest before heading to France for the Repechage in Marseille.

The Repechage fixtures appear below:

Fixtures (East African Time)

Sunday 11 November 2018
Hong Kong v Germany – 4.00pm
Canada v Kenya – 6.30pm

Saturday 17 November 2018
Hong Kong v Kenya – 4.00pm
Canada v Germany – 6.30pm

Friday 23 November 2018
Kenya v Germany – 8.00pm
Hong Kong v Canada – 10.30pm

News Reporter