The Kenya U18 girls’ national rugby sevens team to the Commonwealth Youth Games taking place from August 4-11 in Trinidad and Tobago was named on Thursday 27 July 2023 by Head Coach Sarah Agola.
The Young Lionesses will compete against hosts Trinidad & Tobago, Canada, Wales, Australia and Fiji at the rugby sevens competition which runs between 6th and 8th August on a round robin format that will see the teams ranked 1st and 2nd at the close of pool competing for the gold medal. The teams in 3rd and 4th will battle for the bronze medal while the last two teams will compete for 5th place.
Kenya U18 Women’s National Sevens Squad To Trinidad and Tobago: Linda Kagwiria (St.Joseph’s Girls Kitale), Salma Akoth (St. Joseph’s Girls Kitale), Marvel Laura (TTC Mombasa), Jackline Kagwiria (St. Joseph’s Girls Kitale), Sharon Iminza (Eregi Girls High School), Claudia Muhavi (Eregi Girls High School), Brenda Ogembo (Eregi Girls High School), Bernice Bryanzi (Eregi Girls High School), Ann Namunyak (Hidden Talent Academy), Janet Oyaro (Hidden Talent Academy), Mary Mwende (Oolooa Secondary School), Margaret Wangui (PCEA Ngong High School), Mitchelle Alivitsa (Hidden Talent Academy). Head Coach: Sarah Agola
Fiji v Kenya | 3.06am EAT | 6 August 2023
Wales v Kenya | 6.22am EAT | 6 August 2023
Kenya v Trinidad & Tobago | 3.50am EAT | 7 August 2023
Australia v Kenya | 7.06am | 7 August 2023
Canada v Kenya | 3.06am | 8 August 2023