Kenya u20 training squad has been announced with 39 players in training ahead of the World Junior Trophy scheduled for Nyayo Stadium 15-30 July.
Strathmore Leos Ian Nyandusi, Bryanston School’s Spencer Tayghan, Anthony Okoyo, Rodgers Omanyi, Nickson Shevei and Victor Wabuto have been in squad having not been part of the Barthes Trophy.
Chipu are in Pool B for the tournament alongside Hong Kong China, Spain and Samoa. This is their third appearance, having hosted the 2009 edition before qualifying for the 2019 tournament in Brazil.
The World Rugby U20 Trophy 2023 participating teams are: Scotland (relegated from the U20 Championship in 2019), Kenya (hosts), Hong Kong (Asia), Samoa (Oceania), Spain (Europe), Uruguay (South America) and two teams still to qualify through regional competition from North America and Africa.
Kenya u 20 Training Squad
Raymond Chacha (Strathmore Leos), Dennis Kisingu (Strathmore Leos), Brian Makaya (Mean Machine), Collins Ndambo (Daystar Falcons), George Otieno (Shamas), Mike Oduor (Daystar), Jeremy Odhiambo (Catholic Monks), Geylord Ngasi (Daystar Falcons), Wycliffe Ogutu (Daystar Falcons), Michael Odiaga (Impala Saracens), Ian Nyandusi (Strathmore Leos), Victor Ahona (Blak Blad), Andy Cole Omolo (Masinde Muliro), Eugene Omurambi (Unattached), Nathan Tsindoli (Daystar Falcons), Laban Kipsang (Kenya Harlequin), Edmond Omondi (Masinde Muliro), Jackton Omondi (Kabras Sugar), James Asanga (Menengai Oilers), Iddo Kuta (Kenya Harlequin), Stanslaus Shikoli (Strathmore Leos), Vincent Ochieng (Kenya Harlequin), William Otondi (Binghamton University), Patrick Wainaina (Kenya Harlequin), Zephenes Obwanga (Catholic Monks), Spencer Tayghan (Bryanston School), Anthony Okoyo (Homeboyz), Rogers Omanyi (Nondescripts), Eddy Wambugu (Daystar Falcons), Michael Wamalwa ( Catholic Monks), Felix Mosega Chacha (Mwamba), Nickson Shevei
- Pool matches
- Match day 1: Saturday 15 July
- Match day 2: Thursday 20 July
- Match day 3: Tuesday 25 July
- Final and ranking matches
- Match day 4: Sunday 30 July