Kenya 7s head coach Paul Murunga believes that his side will show an improved during the Las Vegas 7s set for Sam Boyd Stadium this weekend.
The coach admitted that his side’s biggest challenge has been to retain the ball during kick-offs and they have been working on the issue ahead of the competition.
The tactician also revealed that they have worked on the defense, and attack and he hopes for better tidings in the USA. He says his charges are upbeat ahead of the competition and they have acclimatized in the period they have been in Las Vegas.
“Our biggest challenge has been retaining the kickoffs and this is an area we’ve worked on over the past few days. There will be an improvement when we get to the pitch. When it comes to the weather conditions, Vegas is cold compared to Nairobi but four days into our stay here and the boys are slowly adjusting to the weather. They are also in good spirits and ready for the battle ahead, ” Paul is quoted KRU.
“We did our gym and field sessions on Tuesday very well. On Wednesday had a field session to finalize on the team plays, defense set plays and attack. Our plan for Thursday is to have a video review in the morning and afterward the team can rest before we head out for our Captain’s run on Friday morning as we wait for the evening kick-off against USA,” he added
Paul also sent his condolences to the Impala Saracens and the family of Richard Sidindi who passed on Monday.
“First and foremost on behalf of Shujaa team we send our deepest condolences to the family of Richard Sidindi and the Resolution Impala Saracens family on the untimely death of Sidindi. May God give them strength and courage during this hard time. We celebrated him as one of our player, team mate and friend. May the Real Jadhah Rest In Peace,” he said.
Kenya 7s will play USA, France and Argentina in the opening games of the competition. The tactician is still in search of the first main cup quarterfinal appearance.