Head Coach Michael ‘Tank’ Otieno has named his side that will take on Kenya Cup holders KCB for round seven of Kenya Cup campaign at KU grounds on Saturday afternoon.
Otieno retained couple of players who had a good performance despite the 35-23 loss to Homeboyz at Jamhuri Grounds last weekend.
Ian Obukwa retains captaincy at number eight with reinforcement from Humphrey Litali, Wesley Kidinga, Givens Onyango in the forwards.
Ominde heads the backline at Fullback, Mutethia and Byron Ogada at halfback positions with wingers Ted Okal and Klain Ongaki. Davis Odhiambo pairs with Stormy Dickens in the Midfield.
Kenya Shujaa and Blad’s winger Archadius Khwesa gets booked jersey 23, former MKU Titans Leroy Mbugua reserve centre together with Douglas Sifuna and Steve Ochieng are all set to bring impact off the bench.
Blad starting XV: 1.Givens Onyango 2.Edwin Mutoka 3.Felix Omondi 4.Brave Mukoro 5.Wesly Kidinga 6.Dennis Odhiambo 7.Humphrey Litali 8.Ian Obukwa (C) 9.Dennis Mutethia 10.Byron Ogada 11.Ted Okal 12.Davis Odhiambo 13.Stormy Dickens 14.Klain Ongaki 15.Allan Ominde
Replacements: 16.Collins Obure 17.Dennis Sixo 18.Steve Ochieng 19.Kelvin Nyausi 20.Douglas Sifuna 21.Arthur Wanjohi 22.Leroy Mbugua 23.Archadius Khwesa
Blak Blad ESS: 1. Dennis Sixo 2. Kip Evans 3. Collins Obure 4. Mubaraka Elkindy 5. David Kinywa 6. Arteng Prince 7.Joseph Chemonges 8. Sheldon Kahi 9.Kennedy Kolwe 10. Ajelity Lionel (C) 11. Rian Ario 12. Douglas Sifuna 13. Zach Onyonka 14. Shuaib Wesonga 15. Kelvin Gathu
Replacements: 16.Jude Ndung’u 17.Emmanuel Omae 18.John Chege 19.Ken Obonyo 20.Fisher Munene 21.Andrew Alusa 22.Emmanuel Kariuki 23.Maina Kamau