Orlando to captain Lionesses at Olympic qualifiers

Kenya will be defending their Africa7s rugby tournament, which is part of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers in Tokyo, Japan.

The Lionesses will b captained by Northern Suburbs Philadelphia Orlando as the nation tries to win back to back the title in Jemmel, Tunisia next weekend.

Orlando will be leading Janet Okello, Grace Adhiambo, Janet Owino, Stella Wafula and Sheila Chajira.

Kenya leads pool A alongside Ghana, Botswana and Senegal.

The Felix Oloo led charges will also be seeking another ticket for back to Olympics when they replaced South Africa as Africa’s representatives to the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Kenya Lionesses  squad

Cynthia Camilla(Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Janet Okello(Stanbic Mwamba), Grace Adhiambo(Top Fry Nakuru), Celestine Masinde(Stanbic Mwamba), Diana Awino(Impala Saracens), Leah Wambui(Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Janet Owino(Menengai Cream Homeboyz), Vivian Akumu(Top Fry Nakuru), Christabel Lindo(Impala Saracens) and Stella Wafula(Impala Saracens), Philadelphia Olando(Northern Suburbs), Sheila Chajira(Menengai Cream Homeboyz).

Africa Women’s Sevens Pools
Pool A: Kenya, Senegal, Ghana, Botswana
Pool B: Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia
Pool C: Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritius, Madagascar

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