After handing the Sportpesa Quins loose forward his maiden Kenya 7s call up ahead of the Dubai 7s,Shujaa head coach Innocent Simiyu revealed why he considered the youngster for selection.

The former Kenya U-19 international is in the 12-man squad that will do duty in the opening rounds of the 2017/18 HSBC sevens series in Dubai and Cape Town on 1-2 and 8-9 December respectively.

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“Herman is a big boy…quite good on the high ball and brings physicality and pace to our game,”Simiyu is quoted on KRU’s portal.

At the Dubai 7s,Simiyu’s charges have an uphill task as they are pitted alongside series defending champions South Africa,Canada and neighbours Uganda.