Achando included in Northern Suburbs team to face Nakuru

Northern Suburbs in a past event. PHOTO/Northern Suburbs.

Northern Suburbs head coach Janet Mideva has named her charges that will be out for their first Kenya Cup match against Nakuru Ladies RFC in Nakuru.

The coach has included five debutants in her squad also naming winger Refa Achando who is back in the squad after being out with an injury for close to a year.

In the front row, we will have Sheila Asakhulu and Valentine Otieno being the loose and tight head props with Mitchelle Atieno coming in as the hooker.

In the second row, we will have the introduction of Diana Mideva coming in the place of former captain and the late Bernadette Olesia pairing with Doreen Adhiambo.

The back row will have Agnes Mbone on the blind with another debutant Vena Akello on the open side. Ernest Sarai will be the number 8 being charged with leading the team for the first time.

The scrum-half has Hellen Achieng’ with Alice Gathoni coming as the fly-half. In the midfield, Lewin Mwevezi and Hellen Anyango pair as the inside and outside centres respectively.

Achando returns on the left wing with Yvette Talia getting her debut on the right wing. Milka Chitechi is the fullback.

Northern Suburbs squad.

1.Sheila Asakhulu 2. Michelle Atieno 3. Valentine Otieno 4. Diana Mideva 5. Doreen Adhiambo 6. Agnes Mbone 7. Vena Akello 8. Ernest Sarai ( C) 9. Hellen Achieng’ 10. Alice Gathoni 11. Refa Achando 12. Lewin Mwevezi 13. Hellen Anyango 14. Yvette Talia 15. Milka Chitechi

16. Rose Otieno 17. Elizabeth Okama 18. Sharon Bosibori 19. Atieno Awuor 20. Cecilia Omollo 21. Mildred Ahono 22. Monica Atieno 23. Merisha Negesia

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