Menengai Oilers head coach Gibson Weru has released the squad that will battle with Homeboyz in a Kenya Cup return leg clash slated for Nakuru ASK Showground.
Clinton Odhiambo returns to play alongside Brian Ndirangu in the second-row while Dalmus Chitiyu has been deployed on the blind flank. Samuel Were will play on the open flank as Rodgers Audi starts as eighth man.
Francis Atiti, Emmanuel Mulla and Vincent Mwikali are the front-three. Kevin Mburu starts at scrum-half where he will partner with Geoffrey Ominde who has been handed the captaincy role.
Nickson Mogire and Timothy Okwemba are on the wings while Mark Kwemoi starts at fullback. Derrick Ludenyo and Austin Sikutwa will be the centres.
The Nakuru based side lost the first leg 25-20 and will be keen to pick a result to keep the quarterfinal dream alive.
Oilers 1. Francis Atiti 2. Emmanuel Mulla 3. Vincent Mwikali 4. Clinton Odhiambo 5. Brian Ndirangu 6. Dalmus Chituyi 7. Samuel were 8. Rodgers Audi 9. Kevin Mburu 10. Geoffrey Ominde- c 11. Nickson Mogire 12. Derrick Ludenyo 13. Austin Sikutwa 14. Timothy Okwemba 15. Mark Kwemoi
Replacements: 16. Kelvin Mokoyani 17. Ian Omoke18. Edward Mwaura 19. Edwin Abungana 20. Javan Ateh VC 21. Andrew Odero 22. Emman Okwako 23. Derrick Mbaire
ESS: 1. Max baraka 2. Hillary malweyi 3. Mike mare 4. Ibrahim Ayoo 5. Amadi Oluoch 6. Ian Mwau 7. Meshark otieno 8. Steve ochieng 9. Amos Onyinkwa -c 10. Abutali wesonga 11. Beldad ogeta 12. Moses Arara 13. Ibrahim bobo 14. Brighton Maluki 15. Roy Nandwa
Replacements: 16. Kevin thuku 17. Vincent Oduor 18. Rashid shimoka 19. Andrew wangila 20. Calvin Malewa 21. Sidney kitazi 22. Steve Arunga 23. Davis abukuse