RUGBY AFRICA CUP

Okia in as Uganda change two for Zimbabwe

Uganda Rugby Cranes head coach John Duncan has made two changes in the squad that plays Zimbabwe in an Africa Gold Cup clash -cum-World Cup qualifier at the Kyadondo Sports Club on Saturday 18 August 2018.
From the side that beat Morocco 47-29 last Saturday,the Souh African has introduced Kenya Harlequins man Solomon Okia at the blindside wing where he replaces his Kenyan based compatriot James Odong’ who plies his trade with Nondies.
The second change has seen Robert Masendi elevated to start at flyhalf with Ivan Magomu dropping to the bench.
Asuman Mugerwa will lead the side from tight head while Philip Wokorach marshals a back three that also features Justin Kimono on the openside wing.
Amongst the replacements is Joseph Tamale,Collins Kimbowa,Simon Olet and Arthur Mukama.
Uganda: 1. Martial Tchumkam 2. Paul Ssekate 3. Asuman Mugerwa (c) 4. Charles Uhuru 5. Robert Aziku 6. Byron Oketayot 7. Brian Asaba 8. Emong Eliphaz 9. Aaron Ofoirwoth 10. Robert Masendi 11. Solomon Okia 12. Pius Ogena 13. Michael Okorach 14. Justin Kimono 15. Phillip Wokorach
Replacements: 16. Joseph Tamale 17. Collins Kimbowa 18. Ssantos Ssenteza 19. Simon Olet 20. Arthur Mukama 21. Ivan Magomu 22. Eric Mula 23. Adrian Kasito

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