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Andycolle Omollo earns captaincy role as Kenya U20 change 4 for Netherland clash

Kenya U20 rugby (Chipu) backrower AndyCole Omollo. PHOTO/World Rugby.
Kenya U20 rugby (Chipu) backrower AndyCole Omollo. PHOTO/World Rugby

Kenya U20 Rugby (Chipu) Head Coach Simon Jawichre has made four changes to the starting squad ahead of the World U20 Trophy match against the Netherlands on Sunday at 9:45 p.m.

Skipper Edmond Omondi drops to the bench and Nathan Tsindoli takes up his place.

Kenya U20 captaincy role

The changes also see Andycole Omollo assume the captaincy role, remaining in the back row alongside number eight Iddo Kuta.

Kenya U20 (cHIPU) Philip Okeyo takes a tackle against Uruguay. PHOTO/World Rugby

Kenya U20 (cHIPU) Philip Okeyo takes a tackle against Uruguay. PHOTO/World Rugby

The second row remains unchanged with Clein Okumbi and Eugene Etale partnering once again. In the front row, Geylord Ngasi and Brian Shile replace Bramwel Anekea and Wycliffe Ogutu, while Darrel Olouch stays at number 1.

The backline sees one change with Alvin Khavoli replacing Kipchirchir Bett. Patrick Wainaina and Jackson Siketa continue as the half backs.

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Philip Okeyo and Michael Wamalwa form the midfield partnership, while James Olela and Brian Kiptanui retain their roles.

Kenya U20 rUGBY (Chipu) centre Michael Wamalwa in action. PHOTO/World Rugby

Kenya U20 rUGBY (Chipu) centre Michael Wamalwa in action. PHOTO/World Rugby

The Netherlands lost 44-33 to the USA, while Kenya suffered a 25-7 defeat in their opener.

 

KENYA U20 SQUAD

1. Darrell Oluoch
2.  Brian Shile
3. Geylord Ngasi
4. Eugine Etale
5. Clein Okumbi
6. Nathan Tsindoli
7. Andycole Omolo
8. Iddo Kuta
9. Patrick Wainaina
10. Jackson Siketa
11. Brian Kiptanui
12. Philip Okeyo
13. Michael Wamalwa
14. Alvin Khavoli
15. James Olela
16.Wycliffe Ogutu
17. Hafidh Mohammed
18. Ian Nyandusi
19. Eddy Otieno
20. Edmond Omondi
21. Willy Tino
22. Benadict Muiruri
23. Faran Juma

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