Kenya under 20 rugby team, Chipu will begin their Rugby World U20 Trophy chase against Uruguay tonight.
Leading pool A, Kenya will be chasing their first win in the second match as head Coach Paul Odera seeks to open the championships with a win in Brazil.
In his starting line-up, Odera named Andrew Peter Siminyu makes who’s been in the set for the last two years, makes his maiden appearance after missing out on the Barthes Cup due to academic commitments.
Captain Bonface Ochieng and tight head prop Rotuk Rahedi in the front row. Emanuel Silungi who’s solidified his spot in the second row has been paired up with Frank Aduda while James Mcgreevy, Brian Amaitsa and Sheldon Kahi complete the backrow.
Vice Captain Samuel Asati and Michele Brighetti make up the ever so exciting half back pairing as John Okoth links up with Dominic Coulson as the starting centers. Barthes Cup Man of the match Andrew Matoka is joined by Geofrey Okwach and Jeff Mutuku completing Chipu’s back three.
Chipu Squad Facing Uruguay: 1. Andrew Siminyu, 2. Bonface Ochieng, 3. Rotuk Rahedi, 4. Emmanuel Silungi, 5. Frank Aduda, 6. James Mcgreevy, 7. Brian Amaitsa, 8. Sheldon Kahi, 9. Samuel Asati, 10. Michele Brighetti, 11. Andrew Matoka, 12. John Okoth, 13. Dominic Coulson, 14. Geofrey Okwach, 15. Jeff Mutuku. Finishers: 16. Wilfred Waswa, 17. Ian Njenga, 18. Ian Masheti, 19. Collins Obure, 20. Hibrahim Ayoo, 21. Samuel Were, 22. George Kiryazi, 23. Barry Robinson, 24. Owain Ashley, 25. Timothy Okwamba, 26. Douglas Kahuri
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