2018 Varsity Cup title holders Mean Machine affirmed a 23-man squad in the saddle for first clash of 2019 with Kenya Cup holders KCB this weekend 12 January at the Den.
Machine named 2018 Varsity Cup most valuable player Trevor Asina to start at Fullback joined by wingers Alfred Orege and Victor Shaviya as back three as Marvin Karungi and Eric Muthama take chargevat jersey number nine and ten respectively.
Shadon Munoko will skip the troop past the hungry lions joined by Collins Otieno, Adams Mugo, Ian Wando for front row trio, James Oluoch and Domini Mogendi pairing at lock and flankers Aaron Otieno and Brian Marube for the pack.
Machine will be in the hunt for their second win of the season laying second last on the log.
Mean Machine starting XV: 1.Collins Otieno 2.Adams Mugo 3.Ian Wando 4.James Oluoch 5.Dominic Mogendi 6.Aron Otieno 7.Brian Marube 8.Shadon Munoko(C) 9.Marvin Karungii 10.Eric Muthama 11.Alfred Orege 12.Maurice Murimi 13.Raymond Ekutu 14.Victor Shaviya 15.Trevor Asina
Replacements: Paul Ekirapa 17.Reuben Oroko 18.Cornel Omondi 19.Ben Kanyi 20.Musa Lutta 21.Antony Abonyo 22.Edwin Waithaka 23.Charles Kinyanjui