Ten play­ers called up to na­tional side ahead of Sa­fari 7s

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports -

BY WIL­LIAM NJU­GUNA / Ten play­ers have been called up to the Kenya squad for this week­end’s Sa­fari Sevens at the Kasarani Sta­dium. Im­pala trio of Der­rick Ma­yar, Lameck Dunde and Robin Kiplagat make the cut in the 34-man squad that also sees Kenya 15s full­back Dar­win Mukidza in­cluded.

Kabras Aluda Beda, who has been out­stand­ing for the su­gar-millers on the cir­cuit is in­cluded along­side Mwamba quar­tet of Brad Owako, Steve Sikuta, Greg Od­hi­ambo and Martin Wan­jia. Quins’ Her­man Humwa and Strathmore’s Gin­ton Adongo com­plete the list of the new call-ups.

The Kenya Sevens squad reg­u­lars have been in­cluded though ma­jor­ity of them are yet to play in the Sevens cir­cuit. They in­clude skip­per An­drew Amonde, Collins In­jera, Os­car Ouma, Sammy Oliech and Willy Am­baka. Vet­eran Biko Adema misses out. Kenya will field two teams thus Shu­jaa and Mo­rans. The squad un­der Ban­jamin Ay­imba is ex­pected to be trimmed to 24.

Oth­ers in the squad are: Dan Sikuta, Martin Owila (KCB), Charles Omondi (Home­boyz), Frank Wanyama (Quins), Philip Kwame (Top Fry), Brian Tanga (Kabras), Shabaan Ahmed (Mwamba), Leonard Mu­gaisi (Home­boyz), Sa­muel Oliech (Im­pala), Martin Wan­jia (Mwamba), Kevin Kee­gan (Quins) , Os­car Ay­odi (Home­boyz), Churchill Ooko (Leos), Billy Od­hi­ambo (Mwamba), Aluda Beda (Kabras Su­gar), Gin­ton Adongo (Leos), Cyprian Kuto (Leos), Nel­son Oyoo (Top Fry), El­ton Isi­aho (Strathmore Leos), Jeff Olu­och (Home­boyz), Alex Olaba (Leos), Michael Wan­jala (Home­boyz) and Dar­win Mukidza (KCB).

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Lameck Dunde of Im­pala in pre­vi­ous Kenya Cup match at Im­pala grounds.

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