Nygel Obari set for MMUST Rugby debut, 5 changes made for Impala clash

MMUST Rugby players in a past event. PHOTO/MMUST Rugby.

After their 17-08 loss to South Coast Pirates last weekend, head Coach John Asila has made five changes to the starting team that will face Impala on Saturday, 27 Jan at MMUST ground.

The front row doesn’t change, Javan Orlando, Caleb Owino and Collins Ngoko will wear Jersey one, two and three respectively.

Churchill Oyugi replaces the injured Ryan Makaka as he makes his first start of the season with jersey four and will play alongside Calvin Wabuyele at Jersey five.

Ramadhan Abdalla who is on his best form remains in the starting team with Jersey six and will flank together with Brian Ndeda who is back to the starting fifteen and will have Jersey seven.

Paywick Munoko drops to the bench as Brian Luseka makes his first start of the season with Jersey Eight.

Skipper Veron Kaburu remains in the starting squad with a scrum-half role.

Washington Ombima also drops to the bench as Byron Ogada makes his first start of the season at fly-half.

Kelvin Bukhala(outside centre)is back to the starting fifteen from injury and will replace Paul Odongo who was injured last week against South Coast Pirates. He will play along with Ian Oduor at inside centre.

The back three remains unchanged. Musa Mugandi at blind wing, Sam Maboni at open wing and Josephat Omulefu at full-back.

Philip Otsyula replaces Dennis Karakacha and will start from the bench. Nygel Obari will also start from the bench.


1.Javan Orlando 2.Caleb Owino 3.Collins Ngoko C 4.Churchil Oyugi 5.Calvin Wabuyele 6.Ramadhan Abdalla 7.Brian Ndeda 8.Brian Luseka 9.Veron Kaburu C 10.Byron Ogada 11.Musa Mugandi 12.Ian Oduor 13.Kelvin Bukhala 14.Sam Maboni 15.Josephat Omulefu

RESERVES: 16.Ishmael Karanja 17.Daniel Mukambi 18.Mohammed Sadala 19.Benson Mwata 20.Paywick Munoko 21.Kevin Abuga 22.Washington Ombima 23.Bevon Okoth 24.Maxwell Bush 25.Philip Otsyula 26.Nygel Obari(debut)

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