South Coast Pirates squad for KRU Championship final date against Impala

South Coast Pirates players after winning George Barbour Cup. Photo/South Coast Pirates.

South Coast pirates headcoach Kevin Amiani has announced his 23-man squad to take on Impala RFC on Saturday April 6th,2024 at Sea crest grounds in Ukunda in a KRU Championship final match.

Deven Abuga will start as the fullback and will be joined by wingers Brighton Omondi on the left and Bakari Hassan on the right wing.

South Coast Pirates backline

Pirate’s half-back will feature Ali Rashid who will start as scrum half and Kelly Akeng’o who will link scrum half to the centres. Joseph Musyoki( inside centre), and Charles Tendwa(outside centre) are set for midfield.

Newton Okeyo will start as the hooker and will be joined on the front row by loosehead prop Timothy Osaji and tighthead prop Evans Mwakio.

South Coast Pirates in past match. PHOTO/South Coats Pirates

South Coast Pirates in past match. PHOTO/South Coats Pirates

In the second row Ken Wambua and Collins Kabayo will feature as number 4 lock and number 5 lock, respectively.

In the back three, Ibrahim Nyongesa will start at number 8 and will partner with blindside flanker Charles Okwemba and Gilbert Ochieng who is the openside flanker.


The bench feature Sospeter Rofino, Leon Oloo, Abdalla Mohammed, Benedict Wesonga, James Ainea, John Asega, Clifford Odhiambo and Antony Abonyo.

Speaking ahead of the match Amiani said his charges were ready for final and are keen to finish off on a high note.

South coast pirates vs Mean Machine. PHOTO/South Coast Pirates

South coast pirates vs Mean Machine. PHOTO/South Coast Pirates

“We have prepared extensively for the match, and the team is fully prepared for the upcoming challenge. While we’ve had success against them in previous encounters, we recognize that Impala is a formidable opponent, and we are approaching the match with the utmost seriousness. Qualifying for the Kenya Cup has been a significant achievement for us this season, but we’re determined to finish on a high note,” he remarked.


1. Timothy Osaji
2. Newton Okeyo
3. Evans Mwakio
4. Ken Wambua
5. Collins Kabayo
6. Charles Okwemba
7. Gilbert Ochieng
8. Ibrahim Nyongesa
9. Ali Rashid
10. Kelly Akengo
11. Brighton Omondi
12. Joseph Musyoki
13. Charles Tendwa
14. Bakari Hassan
15. Deven Abuga

16. Sospeter Rofino
17. Leon Oloo
18. Abdalla Mohammed
19. Benedict Wesonga
20. James Ainea
21. John Asega
22. Clifford Odhiambo
23. Antony Abonyo

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