Amonde to venture into coaching career

Former Shujaa captain Andrew Amonde has set his goals to be a coach in his retirement years.

Amonde who hosted teammates, Family, friends for a dinner party on Sunday evening, he said that the KCB Rugby player said he wants to be a coach in future.

The 37 year old had top rugby family led by his KCB coach Curtis Olago, Kenya Sevens head coach Innocent Simiyu, former Kenya Sevens coach Mike Friday, Kenya Simbas former captain Brian Nyikuli, former England Sevens captain Rob Vickerman were present.

He was part of the Shujaa team that won the 2016 Singapore Sevens

“This marks a good beginning to another new phase of my rugby career,” said Amonde, who has now been engaged by BDA Africa Rugby Academy.

He would like to see rugby players’ welfare improved and the standards of rugby raised to the next level. 

He overcame all the odds to captain the team for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens semi-final, the historical 2016 Singapore Sevens victory, the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Perhaps winning the 2016 Singapore Sevens, their maiden victory in the World Rugby Sevens, highlights Amonde’s sevens rugby career.

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