Kenyan all time try scorer Collins Injera will make a trip to the season opener of HSBC Sevens World series in Dubai set for 1st and second December at Thes Sevens Stadium, United Arab Emirates.
Injera, who plays alongside his brother Humphrey Kayange was named by Shujaa head coach Innocent Simiyu on Friday that will be captained by Oscar Ayodi.
Injera, who sits second on the World Series all time try scorers chart with 244 tries was last in action at the Hong Kong Sevens.
Simiyu also named Kenya Harlequins youngster Herman Humwa who will be making his debut following his exploits at the Kenya Under 19 internationals matches.
Willy Ambaka is backin the squad from New Zealand’s Manawatu where he played in the Mitre Cup after he was last in action at the Canada Sevens in Vancouver.
Ayodi will captain the squad for the season as the the team leaves the country on Monday 27 November. Jeff Oluoch is also back for the first time since the 2015/16 season.
Shujaa are in Pool A with reigning series and tournament champions South Africa, Canada and neighbors Uganda. They will start their campaign against Canada at 9.30am East African Time on Friday 1 December before playing South Africa at 1.36pm. They will complete their day one assignments against Uganda at 6.31pm.
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Willy Ambaka, Dan Sikuta, Herman Humwa, Jeff Oluoch, Frank Wanyama, Collins Injera, Brian Tanga, Eden Agero, Sammy Oliech, Oscar Ayodi, Nelson Oyoo, Dennis Ombach.