MMUST name match-day squad for Mombasa assignment

Ahead of their long trip to the Coast to play Mombasa RFC, MMUST Rugby have named their squad that will take part in the match set for Mombasa Sports Club on Saturday 16 February.

Changes in the squad have seen Collins Ngoko, Zedrick Ikokhoro, Sebastian Ochieng and Claus Shirievo pave for Gibson Kajilwa, Mark Wasamba, Brian Njeru, and Elvis Amunya.

Those expected to start in the front row include Kajilwa, Kelvin Omondi and Emmanuel Makwata. Wasamba joins the second row that has Calvin Wabuyele.

Venance Shikuba and Felix Wamocho are set to keep their places in the back-row and they will be joined by Njeru.

Okisai Derrick, Nobert Lumbwami are expected to keep their slots at halfback as well as skipper Samuel Mbeche and Timothy Mmasi who will play in the midfield.

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Amunya joins the back-three and he will be expected to man the left wing as Tyson Juma and Isaiah Mulongo start in the right wing and fullback respectively.

The students under Coach Ahaya Ochieng will be seeking the sixth win of the season as they play in Mombasa. They will be under pressure to keep the playoffs slot.

The Kakamega Based side has 18 points so far and they are placed fifth.

MMUST Squad: 1. Gibson Kajilwa, 2. Kelvin Omondi, 3. Emmanuel Makwata , 4. Calvin Wabuyele, 5. Mark Wasamba, 6. Venance Shikuba, 7. Brian Njeru, 8. Felix Wamocho , 9. Okisai Derrick, 10. Nobert Lumbwani, 11. Elvis Amunya, 12. Mbeche Samwel, 13. Timothy Mmasi, 14. Tyson Juma, 15. Isaiah Mulongo

Replacements: 16. Joseph Wemali, 17. Ian Mukanzi, 18. John Bahati, 19. Kevin Abuga, 20. Cornell Byron, 21. Okwemba Ejakait, 22. Michael Onyango

Reserves; 23. James Chege, 24. Eric Ouko, 25. Claus Shirievo, 26. Mike Mulindo

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