Homeboyz RFC captain Emmanuel Mavala will be out forĀ  close to two weeks following an injury sustained at the Floodlit tournament.

The Kenya Simbas forward was not in action as the Deejays labored to a 41-39 win over Sportpesa Quins in the Kenya Cup opener on Tuesday morning with the team’s head coach Paul Murunga confirming the news.

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“Mavala picked an injury at the Impala Floodlit tournament during our last match against Machine.He will be out for one or two weeks,”Murunga told Scrummage.

Mavala’s injury rules him out of the crucial Jamhuri derby clash against Nondies scheduled for this Saturday and possibly the match against Impala Saracens,with prop Thomas Okidia set to continue leading the side out as captain.

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