In a crucial match for survival in the Kenya Cup, Mean Machine have announced their starting lineup to face off against KCB at the UoN Grounds.
The team will be determined to secure some points and avoid relegation at all costs.
At the front row, Brian Makaya, Adam Mugo, and James Oluoch will form the starting prop and hooker combination respectively.
Bill Abuom and Mike Oduor will lock the scrum in the second row, while Jeffrey Owiti, Dave Ojago, and Brian Omondi will make up the back row.
Darwin Davies will be starting at scrum-half and will be partnering with Simon Omondi at fly-half. The center partnership will be comprised of Zablon Mwanzia and Bruce Odhiambo, with Brian Mutua and Norman Felix on the wings. Bill Jeffords will complete the starting lineup at fullback.
The bench has Alex Muganda, Stephen Okwiri, Ken Mutuku, Paul Nyaemo, Eric Mutua, Marvin Karungii, and Dan Miriongi providing support as finishers.
Mean Machine are looking to secure a positive result and avoid relegation. Machine will survive if the at least pick two points and Catholic Monks fails to grab any points against Nakuru RFC,
MEAN MACHINE SQUAD AGAINST KCB
STARTING XV 1. BRIAN MAKAYA 2. ADAM MUGO 3. JAMES OLUOCH (C) 4. BILL ABUOM 5. MIKE ODUOR 6. JEFFERY OWITI 7. DAVE OJAGO 8. BRIAN OMONDI 9. DARWIN DAVIES 10. SIMON OMONDI 11. ZABLON MWANZIA 12. BRUCE ODHIAMBO (C) 13. BRIAN MUTUA 14. NORMAN FELIX 15. BILL JEFFORDS
FINISHERS 16. ALEX MUGANDA 17. STEPHEN OKWIRI 18. KEN MUTUKU 19. PAUL NYAEMO 20. ERIC MUTUA 21. MARVIN KARUNGII 22. DAN MIRIONGI
HEAD COACH: NICHOLAS ABOK
PHYSIO: VICTOR WAMBUGU
ASS.COACH: JOSEPH STEVENTON TEAM MANAGER: SETH LENNON