KCB Rugby name squad for Great Rift 10 aside

KCB vs Mwamba in a Kenya Cup encounter. Photo Courtesy/Denis Acre-half
KCB vs Mwamba in a Kenya Cup encounter. Photo Courtesy/Denis Acre-half

KCB Rugby have announced their squad for the Great Rift 10 Aside which will be held in Nakuru Athletic Club on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May 2023.

The squad will be captained by veteran Martin Owilla and will be assisted by Isaac Njoroge. Former Daystar Falcons player Emmanuel Opondo is set for his first appearance for the club.

The coach has also included Bramwel Kilwake, Fidel Maina, Bob Muhati, Trevor Odawa, Elphas Adunga and Festus Shiasi.

Speedster Geoffrey Okwach, Ishmael Gorio, Arthur Owira, Brian Munyali, Edwin Otieno, Gabriel Namusasi and reserve Eugene Sirima are all on board for the 10s tournament which returns for the first time since 2019.

Menengai Oilers are the reigning champions, having defeated Homeboyz 10-5 at the Nakuru Athletic Club in the 2019 edition.

KCB finished third with a 17-5 win over Blakblad and will be hoping to better their performance. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology claimed the 5th place after a 33-10 win over Strathmore Leos.

KCB Rugby squad for Great Rift 10s

  1. Bramwel Kilwake
  2. Fidel Maina
  3. Bob Muhati
  4. Martin Owilla (C)
  5. Trevor Odawa
  6. Emmanuel Opondo*
  7. Isaac Njoroge (VC)
  8. Elphas Adunga
  9. Festus Shiasi
  10. Geoffrey Okwach
  11. Ishmael Gorio
  12. Arthur Owira
  13. Brian Munyali
  14. Edwin Otieno
  15. Gabriel Namusasi
  16. Eugene Sirima (reserve player)

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