South Coast Pirates RFC have named their traveling party to face Kabarak University on Saturday 17 December at the University’s Ground in a 3pm kick off KRU Championship match.
The trio of Dominic Atira, Joseph Karioki and Clinton Machero forms the front row,
Nick Omodo starts at number 4, is joined by Elias Gitonga who makes his third appearance of the season at number 5.
On the leadership duties, vice captain Cliphod Odhiambo returns to the starting team after missing in action against Kisumu RFC and will partner Charles Okwemba who skippers the team in the back row at 6 and 7 respectively.
Collins Kabayo will start as Eighth man.
Ali Rashid retains halfback role for the third straight game, Joseph Musyoki will start as Fly half.
The midfield department have been taken by Devin Abuga and Charles Meshack, Ken Omaset and Steven Bosire will run the paces on the wings while Emmanuel Mwinamo completes the first 15 at full back.
The bench has Bakari Hassan, IDD Ganguma, Ibrahim Nyongesa, Carlos John and Keneth Cheti.
The last time the two sides clashed, Pirates staged a come back to narrowly beat Kabarak 14-11 in the same grounds,
Both teams will be seeking to bounce back to winning ways,Pirates having suffered a 30-05 defeat in the hands of Kisumu RFC while Kabarak were edged 13-11 with Shamas foundation.
SCP VS KABARAK SQUAD
1 Dominic Atira 2 Joseph karioki 3 Clinton Machero 4 Nick Omodo 5 Elias Gitonga 6 Clifford Odhiombo 7 Charles Okwemba 8 Collins Kabayo 9 Ali Rashid 10 Joseph Musyoki 11 Ken Omaset 12 Deven Abuga 13 Charles Meshack 14 Steven Bosire 15 Emmanuel mwinamo
16 Idd Gaguma 17 Richard Amaye 18 Ibrahim Nyongesa 19 Adnan Juma 20 Ken Wambua 21 Carlos John 22 Kenneth Cheti 23 Mwinyi Juma 24 Bakari Hassan