Kabras RFC hand Emong, Kubu starts against Homeboyz

Kabras' Jone Kubu takes a kick in a past match . Photo Courtesy/Denis Acre-Half.
Kabras' Jone Kubu takes a kick in a past match . Photo Courtesy/Denis Acre-Half.

Kabras RFC have made seven changes to the starting squad for their upcoming Kenya Cup match against Homeboyz set for Kakamega Showground on Saturday 28 January.

Eliphaz Emong will make his first start for the club since returning from Jinja Hippos and will play at number eight, replacing Jeanson Misoga.

Experienced backrow

The former Homeboyz man joins the back row that has skipper George Nyambua and Dan Sikuta retaining their roles as flankers.

In the second row, Brian Juma will join David Bunduki while Hillary Odhiambo is out of the 23-man squad.

Teddy Akala and Joseph Odero have been replaced with Eugene Sifuna and Asuman Mugerwa with Hillary Mwanjilwa staying at loose head prop.

In the backline, Jone Kubu earns his first start of the season after a sabbatical and recovering from wrist injury suffered while with the Kenya Simbas. Kubu starts at full back as Ntabeni Dukisa returns to position 10 pushing Valerian Tendwa out of the squad

Dan Angwech pushes Barry Robinson to the bench as he earns his first start of the season while Bryceson Adaka has paved way for Mathias Osimbo in the midfield where he will partner with Walter Okoth.

Lameck Ambetsa and Paul Abuto retain their place on the wings.

Kabras have chance to move second should they pick maximum points in this encounter.

Kabras RFC vs Homeboyz squad

1.Hillary Mwanjilwa 2.Eugene Sifuna 3.Asuman Mugerwa 4.Brian Juma 5.David Bunduki 6.George Nyambua(C) 7.Daniel Sikuta 8.Elphas Emong 9.Daniel Angwech 10.Ntabeni Dukisa 11.Lameck Ambetsa 12.Walter Okoth 13.Mathias Osimbo 14.Paul Abuto 15.Jone Kubu

16.Geoffrey Shitambasi 17.Joseph Odero 18.Emmanuel Otieno 19.Shem Joseph 20.Biden Hayo 21.Barry Robinson 22.Malika Habil 23.Alfred Orege

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