Kabras Sugar head coach Charles Cardovillis has named his match day 23 as he prepares to face his former employers Kenya Harlequins for the first time in the Kenya Cup since making the switch to the Kakamega based club.
Ugandan international Asuman Mugerwa starts at loosehead prop,coming in for Hosea Ngesa who started the side’s last match away to Mombasa RFC.
Joining Mugerwa in the front row are Coleman Were and Steve Ochieng as Hillary Odhiambo pairs former Homeboyz ace Andrew Chogo at lock.
Kenya Simbas international George Nyambua has been tasked with marshalling his fellow backrowers Max Adaka and Kelvin Kabole who start at number eight and openside flank respectively.
Dominic Osino starts at scrumhalf while Kevin Keegan will relish facing his former side as he has been handed a start at flyhalf.
Paul Abuto and Felix Ayange have been tasked with operating on the left and right wings respectively while Johnstone Mung’au and the experienced Fabian Olando start in midfield.
Andrew Gathua completes the starting XV at fullback.
Geoffrey Shitambasi,Hose Ngesa,Malika Habil,Joseph Odero and Messo Okello are among the players who will have to come off the bench.
Play gets underway at 4:00pm on Saturday,13 January at the Kakamega Showgrounds.
Kabras:1.Asuman Mugerwa 2.Coleman Were 3.Steve Ochieng 4.Andrew Chogo 5.Hillary Odhiambo 6.George Nyambua 7.Kelvin Kabole 8.Max Adaka 9.Dominic Osino 10.Kevin Keegan 11.Paul Abuto 12.Johnstone Mung’au 13.Fabian Olando 14.Felix Ayange 15.Andrew Gathua
Replacements:16.Geoffrey Shitambasi 17.Hosea Ngesa 18.Joseph Odero 19.Messo Okello 20.Steve Oluoch 21.Edwin Achayo 22.Habil Malika 23.Aluda Beda