Ayimba makes changes ahead of 7s series

Ayimba makes changes ahead of 7s series

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Nairobi, KENYA: National Sevens Rugby team’s head coach Benjamin Ayimba has made four changes to the squad that will play at the Hong Kong and Singapore series on 8-9th April.

Menengai Cream Homeboyz winger Alvin Otienon has will make his debut in the travelling twelve alongside Frank Wanyama, Nelson Oyoo and Robert Aringo.

The quartet replaces Leonard Mugaisi, Oscar Ouma, Billy Odhiambo and Dennis Ombachi who are all ruled out through injury.

The team is in Pool A for the Hong Kong Sevens alongside Samoa, France and New Zealand.

They kick off their fixtures with a match against Samoa at 1.10pm local time on Friday 8 April before playing New Zealand at 6.40am on Saturday 9 April.

They wind up their preliminary fixtures with a duel against France at 10.18am.

Kenya is currently ranked eighth in the 18-team log with 53 points, while Fiji leads the summit with 106 points.

Travelling Squad

Andrew Amonde (KCB, Captain), Collins Injera (Mwamba), Humphrey Kayange (Mwamba), Biko Adema (Nondescripts), Oscar Ayodi (Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Augustine Lugonzo ( Menengai Cream Homeboyz), William Ambaka (Kenya Harlequin), Frank Wanyama (Kenya Harlequin), Nelson Oyoo (Top Fry Nakuru), Robert Aringo (Resolution Impala Saracens), Samuel Oliech (Resolution Impala Saracens), Alvin Otieno (Menengai Cream Homeboyz)