Kabras squad. Photo Courtesy/ Kabras Rugby.

Kabras to have South Africa’s Felix Reyon as assistant coach


Kenya Cup side Kabras RFC are expected to have a new assistant coach from South Africa as the newly appointed Head Coach Mzingaye Nyathi takes over the side.

Scrummage understands that Felix Reyon is expected to join the side and will replace former Kenyan International Edwin Achayo who served as an assistant coach under South African tactician Henly Du Plessis.

Reyon previously coached at Progress and Eastern Province. Achayo who won Kenya Cup with the side in 2016 is expected to take up a new role at the Club besides assisting the new coaching staff.

Both Reyon and Nyathi are expected to jet in from South Africa in the coming days. Nyathi was appointed to replace Du Plessis two months ago, it was after South African ended his association with the Sugarmen after two seasons.

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Nyathi a former Zimbabwe Sables player who toured Kenya for International matches in 1998 and 2003 has spend most his coaching years in South Africa.

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He was the Head of sport at the Cape Town private school Camps Bay School. He also served as the Head coach at the Western Province Academy.

He takes over the side at a time when they are seeking to end a four-year wait for the Kenya Cup Title.  After the famous 2016 victory, the side has come close in the last three years only to lose to KCB in the finals.

In the 2019/20 season they put up an impressive run, finished top of the log and qualified for both the Kenya Cup and Enterprise Cup semis but the season was suspended.

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