NATIONAL SEVENS CIRCUIT

Amon Wamalwa reveals secret behind scoring form after winning top scorer gong

Homeboyz Amon Wamalwa converts. Photo Courtesy/Homeboyz Media
Homeboyz Amon Wamalwa converts. Photo Courtesy/Homeboyz Media

Homeboyz youngster Amon Wamalwa has revealed the secret behind his heroic performance in the just concluded National sevens circuit.

The halfback input saw him do a double, finishing top to be crowned the overall top points and try scorer with a tally of 242 points. He crossed over the chalk 27 times despite missing the last leg (Kakamega 7s) due to injury.

Amon Wamalwa’s sacrifice

Asked about his try-scoring secret, Wamalwa said: “I’ve made a lot of sacrifice than the previous seasons, a lot of training and extras, I’ve been waking up early for gym, speed and skills sessions, all this again I thank our strength and conditioning coach Geoffrey Kimani.”

Homeboyz Amon Wamalwa races for a try. Photo Courtesy/Homeboyz Media

During an interview with The Scrummage Africa, Wamalwa termed the awards a ‘dream come true and credited his coaches, and teammates for his success.

“First of all it’s a dream come true, I have been chasing this achievement for the last three seasons until now that I got it right despite facing lots of competition unlike the previous seasons,” he said.

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“Being crowned the overall top try scorer and point scorer for this year’s edition is just a beautiful feeling, I want to thank my teammates, they are the ones who made it happen.I thank Our Snc coach Geoffrey Kimani, he played a huge role in this achievement same with Coach Oscar Ayodi and Polycarp Odhiambo, they believed in me” he added.

His scoring form was also instrumental in aiding his club Homeboyz RFC finish fourth overall with 90 Points in the bag. The Ngong road-based side also boasts of clinching the Dala sevens after seeing off Menengai Oilers 19-14 in a close Cup final at Mamboleo in the Jomo Kenyatta Stadium in Kisumu. Wamalwa, Leonard Mugaisi and Collins Shikoli struck for Homeboyz to seal the victory.

Amon Wamalwa’s plans 

On whether he’s planning a move away from the deejayz he said:  “For now I’m with HBR and focusing for the coming season there are a lot of plans but I just want to concentrate on helping Homeboyz next season.”

Menengai oilers were crowned the overall champions despite falling short in the last leg of National Sevens Circuit Kakamega 7s, going down 19-7 as the curtains came down at The Bull Ring, The Circuit saw six different winners.

National 7s Circuit winners

National 7s Circuit Champions-Menengai oilers

Kakamega 7s-Kabras RFC

Prinsloo 7s-Menengai Oilers

Dala 7s-Homeboyz

Driftwood 7s-Mwamba Rugby Club

Christie 7s-Strathmore Leos

Kabeberi 7s -KCB Rugby

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