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Jinja Hippos sign Western Bulls backrower

Uganda Premiership side Jinja Hippos have announced the signing of Andrew Odhiambo from former Kenya Cup side  Western Bulls.

The player who has been described as Athletic and adaptable joins the side from the Championship side ahead of the Premiership season which kicks off on Saturday.

“JINJA HIPPOS sign Western Bulls
athletic and adaptable player Andrew Odhiambo ahead of 2023 Nile Special Rugby season. Welcome Andrew, reads a statement by Jinja Hippos.

Odhiambo is a backrower who has represented Bulls in the KRU Championship, Kenya Cup and National 7s Circuit.

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In 2021, he was among the 102 players that were called up to the National Team Kenya Simbas ahead of the Rugby Africa group stage matches which were slated for Nyayo Stadium.

He, however, did not make cut for the final squad.

Odhiambo’s signing comes days after it was confirmed that Eliphaz Emong will be returning to Kenya Cup to play for Kabras RFC.

Odhiambo will join Kelly Akengo and Shadon Munoko on the list of Kenyan players that have played in Uganda.

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