Ahead of the Kenya Cup clash against relegation threatened Strathmore Leos at Kakamega Showgorund on Saturday, Kabras head coach Henly Du Plessis has made five changes to his starting line up.
Dan Sikuta, Philip Wokorach are absent after having been included in the Kenya and Uganda 7s squad for Hong Kong trip. Brian Tanga who has started in all matches this season will stay out of the clash having missed training due to illness. Jacob Okumba, Nick Baraza are also missing from the line up.
The tight five remain unchanged with Ephraim Odour, Max Adaka, Asuman Mugerwa, Brian Juma and Hillary Odhiambo keeping their places. Charton Mokua is the only change among the forwards as he comes in for Sikuta.
George Nyambua and Claude Johanness also maintained their slots. Jone Kubu makes the first start of the season as well scrumhalf Barry Robinson. Other players who will be making first start of the season include Jervis Nyakundi and Johnstone Munga’u.
Mario Wilson, Paul Abuto and Felix Ayange remain untouched in the line up. On the bench the coach has Kevin Kaboole, Dan Angwech, Kelly Akengo.
Kabras won the first leg 62-13 and will eyeing another win as they host the students.
Kabras 1. Ephraim Odour 2. Max Adaka (Captain) 3. Asuman Mugerwa 4. Brian Juma 5. Hillary Odhiambo 6. George Nyambua 7. Charlton Mokua 8. Claude Johannes 9. Barry Robinson 10. Jonah Kubo 11. Jevis Njakundi 12. Johnstone Mun’gau 13. Mario Wilson 14. Paul Abuto 15. Felix Ayange
Reserves: 16. Eugene Sifuna 17. Hillary Mwajilwa 18. Hosea Ngesa 19. Steve Olouch 20. Kevin Kabole 21. Dan Angwech 22. Perminus Macharia 23. Kelly Akeng’o
Kabras II 1. Steve Ochieng 2. Geoffrey Shitambasi 3. Hosea Ngesa 4. Eliphaz Emong’ 5. Felix Makokha 6. Ismael Njoroge 7. Geoffrey Messo (Captain) 8. Jeanson Musoga 9. Dan Angwech 10. Teddy Omondi 11. Andrew Gathua 12. Perminus Macharia 13. George Makachia 14. Martin Masika 15. Kelly Akeng’o
Reserves: 16. Cecil Ambeyi 17. Bobby Kweya 18. Dennis Odhiambo 19. Ben Onyango 20. Washingtone Ombima 21. Valarian Tendwa 22. Wilson Omondi 23. Kelvin Lihanda