Kenya Harlequin have announced their squad that will face Menengai Oilers in a Kenya Cup match scheduled for RFUEA Grounds this Saturday 4:00 PM.
Paul Murungu has handed former Homeboyz youngster Arnold Onzere a start at full back with former Mean Machine’s player Charles Kinyajui and Joshua Okello deployed on wings.
The scrum-half and fly roles will be held by Kenya Under 20 players Lucky Dewald and Cornelius Mukoro. Dennis Masengo and former Kabras and Hippos player Kelly Akengo will partner in the midfield. Akengo will be at Quins for his second stint.
Ugandan International Mark Omoding will start at number eight with Sheldon Kahi and Charlton Mokua named as flankers. Michael Onsando will captain the side and will be in the second row alongside Hillary Baraza.
Elisha Koronya, Kenya Simbas hooker Brian Waraba and Meshack Tunnech will lead the front row. Kenya Harlequin started their Kenya Cup campaign with a 38-0 loss to KCB.
They face an Oilers side which they have beaten once in Kenya Cup in the last five meetings.
Kenya Harlequin squad for Oilers date:
1. ELISHA KORONYA 2. BRIAN WARABA (VC) 3. MESHACK TUNNECH 4. MICHAEL ONSANDO (C) 5. HILLARY BARAZA 6 SHELDON KAHI 7. CHALTON MOKUA 8. MARK OMODING 9. LUCKY DEWALD 10. CORNELIUS MOKORO 11. CHARLES KINYANJUI 12. DENNIS MASENGO 13. KELLY AKENGO 14. JOSHUA OKELLO 15. ARNOLD ONZERE
16. WILHITE MUSUSI 17. MELVIN THAIRU 18. BRITON MWALAWA 19. LABAN KIPSANG 20. LEONARD FOGANG 21. NICK NDEGWA 22. BRIAN RATILA. 23. BRIAN ONYEGO.
Quins ESS squad
1. AYUB KIMTAI 2.MOHAMMED KHAIDER (C) 3. MIKE MUGO 4. NEWTON PARTET 5. ROXY SUCHI 6. VINCENT OMONDI 7. FELIX MAKOKHA 8. IDDO KUTA 9. PATRICK WAINAINA 10. NICK NDEGWA (VC) 11. GEORGE OWINO 12. FAREN JUMA 13. MOSES MATONDA 14. DENNIS NYONGESA 15. MARVIN NGANGA
16. SAMUEL SIMWATA 17. KEVIN OUMA 18. ADAMS JAIKA 19. COLLINS LWANDE 20. ERICK BWAYO 21. AMBROSE CURTIS 22. PIUS SIUNDU