RUGBY AFRICA CUP

Chenge ready for Namibia test

Kenya Simbas skipper Davis Chenge says that the side is ready to face Namibia in their final Africa Gold Cup fixture on 18 August at the Hage Geinghob stadium in Windhoek.
With the sides separated by only three points on the standings,the winner of Saturday’s duel will be crowned African Champions thus booking a ticket to the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
“I know it will be a hard game because the team that wins will book direct qualification to the World Cup.Right now we are prepared and we are ready to face them,” Chenge said.
On their 67-0 win over Tunisia last Saturday,the KCB flanker remarked: ” We went into the game looking for the maximum five points and we manged to do it;we are happy with that.”
Kenya is winless in their last six visits to the South African nation and their last win;a 29-22 result came during the 2015 World Cup qualifiers held in Madagascar.
The winner of Namibia vs Kenya will slot in pool B at next year’s global showpiece alongside World Champions New Zealand,South Africa,Italy and Repechage winners.
Other Africa Gold Cup fixtures scheduled for Saturday will see Uganda host Zimbabwe at the Kyadondo Sports Club as Tunisia welcomes Morocco in Monastir for a North African derby.

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