Menengai Oilers head coach Gibson Weru has named his match day squad that will do duty against Western Bulls on Saturday,13 January in Nakuru.
Harold Anduvate skippers the side from openside flank and he is joined at the backrow with the duo of Aziz Allan and Rodgers Audi who are the day’s blindside flanker and number eight respectively.
The trio of Rashid Shimoka,Vincent Oduor and Vincent Mwikhali start at the front row as Clinton Odhiambo pairs Brian Ndirangu at lock.
Andrew Odero will be tasked with the responsibility of linking the forwards and backs from the scrumhalf position with Amos Onyinkwa starting at flyhalf.
Derrick Mbaire has received the nod to start on the left wing,the opposite wing being manned by Derrick Keyoga with the duo of Derrick Ludenyo and Victor Matiko starting in midfield.
Dan Abuonji completes the starting XV at fullback with the likes of Kelvin Mukoyani,Noah Mwangi,Francis Atiti and debuntant Antony Kibet all set to come off the bench.
Oilers:1. Rashid shimoka 2. Vincent Oduor 3. Vincent Mwikali 4. Clinton Odhiambo 5. Brian Ndirangu 6. Aziz Annan 7. Harold Anduvate(c) 8. Rodger Audi 9. Andrew Odero 10. Amos Onyinkwa 11. Derrick Mbaire 12. Derrick Ludenyo 13. Victor Matiko 14. Derrick Keyoga 15. Dan Abuonji
Replacements:16. Kelvin Mukoyani 17. Noah Mwangi 18. Francis Atiti 19. Jeff Memeti 20. Hassan Juma 21. Steve Ochieng 22. Blastas Juma 23. Antony Kibet* (Debut)