Gideon Mbithi, Mike Mare will make their Nakuru RFC debut as they tackle Kenya Cup side Blak Blad in a 4:00 PM kick-off clash at Nakuru Athletic Club this Saturday.
The two who were signed from Mwamba and Oilers respectively will start in the frontrow alongside Emmanuel Mboya. Kevin Mwangi and Moses Okendo are in the second row.
Flankers will be Felix Okoth and Kelvin Kabole as Edwins Makori starts at number eight. Donald Alouch is at number nine with Samuel Mwaura starting at 10.
Cassius Omollo is on the left-wing, Brian Kimani and John Okoth are in the midfield and Hanningtone Wabwire starts on the right side.
Chrispin Onyango will don jersey 15. Nakuru will be eyeing a strong start against the Varsity side as they start off the campaign at home. They will miss the services of Coach Felix Oloo who is away on national duty.
Nakuru squad 1.Gideon Mbithi, 2.Emmanuel Mboya, 3.Mike Mare, 4.Kevin Mwangi, 5.Moses Okendo, 6.Felix Okoth, 7.Kelvin Kabole, 8.Edwins Makori, 9.Donald Alouch 10.Samuel Mwaura, 11.Cassius Omollo, 12.Brian Kimani, 13.John Okoth, 14.Hanningtone Wabwire, 15.Chrispin Onyango
Replacements: Edwin Anunda, Newton Okeyo, Felix Oleche, Ignatius Gichure, Cliff Amaya, Fredrick Odongo, Victor Matik0, Jenkins Kipruto