Newly appointed Shujaa head coach Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu is optimistic that the team will shine when rugby resumes after coronavirus pandemic.
Simiyu, who was handed the job for the second time after hebwas fired three years ago especially in 2018 during Paris Sevens where players protested by concealing a sponsor’s logo after the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU).
The protest saw the Ministry of Tourism end their sponsorship through Magical Kenya and Kenya Tourism Board with KRU.
Namcos handled the team for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 seasons was unveiled on Tuesday by KRU chairman Oduor Gangla to take over from New Zealander Paul Feeney.
Simiyu emerged the favourite over Paul “Pau” Murunga, former international Dennis “Ironman” Mwanja and Welsh Nick Wakley.