Kenya Harlequins boss Charles Cardovillis has made nine changes to his starting squad ahead of the Kenya Cup match against Blak Blad set for Kenyatta University Grounds on Saturday.
Brian Obwaya, Frank Kalwale, Patrice Agunda, Herman Humwa, Dominic Osino, Eden Agero, Willy Ambaka, and Frank Wanyama who started against Kabras will not start this weekend.
Their slots will be filled by Ayub Kimutai, Edward Oseko, Roxy Suchi, George Scott, Aaron Ofoyrwoth, Martin Wanjia, Jasper Ochien, and Aluda Beda.
Kimutai, Osieko and Paul Kioko will lead the front-row as Tony Mutai and Suchi play as second rows. Skipper Peter Misango keeps the number eight jersey as Scott starts in the open flank. Hilary Baraza moves from the second row to blind flank.
Ofoywoth and Wanjia will the halfbacks as Ochien pairs with David Ambunya in the midfield. Beda links up with Iddi Kakai and Lyle Asiligwa in the back-line.
Michael Habashi and Michae Ochieng will make the senior team debut off the bemch. The side will seeking to return to winning ways after suffering a 21-3 a defeat to Kabras at RFUEA Grounds last weekend.
Quins: 1. Ayub Kimutai 2. Edward Oseko 3. Paul Kioko 4. Tony Mutai 5. Roxy Suchi 6. Hilary Baraza 7. George Scott 8. Peter Misango (C) 9. Aaron Ofoyrwoth 10. Martin Wanjia 11. Iddi Kakai 12. Jasper Ochien 13. David Ambunya (Vc)14. Aluda Beda 15. Lyle Asiligwa
Replacements: 16. Frank Khalwale 17. Brian Obwaya 18. Melvin Thairu 19. George Odipo 20. Patrice Agunda 21. Dominic Osino 22. Michael Habashi* 23. Michael Ochieng’*
Quins II 1. Elisha Koronya 2. Bonface Ochieng’ 3. Steve Biko 4. Mike Onsando 5. Levi Masika 6. Javis Bandi 7. Brighton Mwalawa 8. Kevin Angote (C) 9. Godfrey Okoth (Vc) 10. Smith Muhoya 11. Victor Olilo 12. Jotham Makanga 13. Simeon Malaba 14. Dennis Otieno 15. Pius Shiundu
Replacements: 16. Brian Waraba 17. Mike Mugo 18. Roy Wasike 19. Robert Agutu 20. Edward Shitanda 21. Nicholas Ndegwa 22. Amon Mayenze 23. Brian Onyiego