Mwamba winger undergoes surgery

Mwamba Rugby Club logo. Photo Courtesy/Mwamba

Mwamba RFC winger, Idriss Shariff, underwent successful surgery on Sunday to repair his damaged Achilles tendon.

The injury occurred during a training session with the club’s sevens team, leaving Shariff in need of immediate medical attention. The club wished the speedster a quick recovery through a statement.

Mwamba confirmation

“Our winger Idriss Shariff on Sunday underwent a successful surgery to repair his damaged Achilles after he got injured during a training session with the Sevens team. Please join us in wishing Idriss a speedy recovery. #Rfamily,” the club announced.

His surgery comes days less than two weeks to the National Sevens Circuit and his absence will be a blow for the side.

The side is currently preparing for the 7s campaign which is slated to begin in on 30-1 July 2023 with Dala 7s. The club will be keen to rise from last season where they managed 73 points and finished fifth on the log.

It was a drop from 2019 where they finished second and managed to scoop some trophies.

National 7s Circuit dates

  • Dala 7s | Kisumu | July 1-2
  • Driftwood 7s | Mombasa | July 8-9
  • Prinsloo 7s | Nakuru | August 5-6
  • Christie 7s | Nairobi | August 12-13
  • Tisap 7s | Eldoret | September 2-3
  • Kabeberi 7s | Nairobi | September 9-10
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