Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit Most Valuable Player Daniel Taabu and Top Try Scorer Mark Wandetto have made the 21 man Kenya squad that is preparing for next month’s Africa Men’s Sevens in Tunisia. Other first timers making the squad are Johnstone Olindi, Timothy Mmasi and Eliakim Kichoi who put in stellar performances during the just concluded circuit which serves as the Kenyan club sevens championship.
The squad also features a number of players with Sevens World Series experience under their belt including Herman Humwa, Alvin Otieno, Cyprian Kuto, Michael Wanjala and Leonard Mugaisi. The final 12 man squad will be unveiled closer to the tournament
Shujaa who will be out to wrest the title from neighbors and rivals Uganda are making a return to the competition after missing out on last year’s edition and are seeded first for the continental showpiece. They have been grouped alongside Botswana and Morocco in Pool A.
Shujaa Training Squad
Brian Wandera (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Eliakim Kichoi (Stanbic Mwamba), Herman Humwa (Kenya Harlequin), Charles Omondi (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Benjamin Marshall (Nondescripts), Timothy Mmasi (Masinde Muliro), Alvin Otieno (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Paul Mutsami (Resolution Impala Saracens), Michael Wanjala (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Brian Waihenya (Blak Blad), Daniel Taabu (Stanbic Mwamba), Johnstone Olindi (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Ahmed Shaban (KCB), Mark Kwemoi (Resolution Impala Saracens), Leonard Mugaisi (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Gramwell Bunyasi (Top Fry Nakuru),Edmund Anya (Strathmore Leos), Cyprian Kuto (Kenya Harlequin), Derrick Keyoga (Menengai Oilers), Mark Wandetto (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Archadius Khwesa (Blak Blad)