Brian Nyikuli joins South Coast Pirates Technical Bench

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Brian Nyikuli, the former Kenya Simbas and KCB Rugby forward has taken up the role of forwards coach at South Coast Pirates, marking an exciting development for the Kwale-based rugby side.

Nyikuli, who previously served as Kenya Under 20’s forwards coach, is a seasoned rugby professional with a wealth of experience.

Brian Nyikuli career 

During his illustrious playing career, Nyikuli represented various teams, including Homeboyz, Kenya Harlequins, Impala, Kabras, Strathmore Leos, and KCB, where he played from 2017 until his retirement in December 2021.

His leadership on and off the field, coupled with his backrow expertise, makes him a valuable addition to the South Coast Pirates coaching staff.

Nyikuli expressed his honour and enthusiasm for working with the talented players and dynamic technical bench at South Coast Pirates. He is committed to using his extensive experience to help develop the forwards and elevate their performance as the club strives to secure a historic qualification for the Kenya Cup.

“It is an honour to work with a bunch of talented players and an dynamic Technical Bench that is full of energy. I look forward to using my experience and prowess to develop the forwards to be an enigma and a site to watch as we campaign to qualify for Kenya Cup,” he told the club portal.

Brian Nyikuli’s fellow appointees 

In response to Nyikuli’s appointment, the club voiced its belief that his expertise will indeed enhance the forwards’ performance and help lead the team to new heights. South Coast Pirates warmly welcomed Nyikuli back to the Pirates family, recognizing the potential impact of his coaching.

“We believe Nyikuli’s expertise will elevate our forwards’ performance and take us to new heights. Welcome back to the Pirates family, Brian!” the club stated.

In addition to Nyikuli’s appointment, South Coast Pirates also announced the hiring of Suleiman Mohamed as the new SC Pirates Analyst and Diana Heri from Herinuitrition as the club’s Nutritionist.

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