Former Kenya cup side Western Bulls have named the squad that will kick off their promotion campaign against newbies Kabarak in the Championship league.
Allan Kasiti has been paired with Billy Nubia at halfback. Byrum Mukhoyi and Nixon Manduku will partner in the midfield as Emmanuel Owada, Frank Mukaisi and Eliab Barasa form the back three.
In the boiler room Brian Mwanika, Bretty Kamadi and Keith Njunukha lead from the front. Former Pwani University ace Lucky Opiyo rejoins the side and will partner Collins Ogutu to provide the extra shove in second row.
Skipper Nelly Omukuba is at the base of the scrum and will be flanked by Edward Odhiambo and Andrew Odhiambo. Kabarak have also named their squad with Aden Noor set to captain the side in the Championship debut.
Vice-Captain Bernard Kioko, Neville Nyongesa, Emmanuel Mumoki are also part of the starting squad.
1. Brian Mwanika2. Bretty Kamadi3. Keith Njunukha 4. Collins Ogutu 5. Lucky Opiyo 6. Edward Odhiambo 7. Andrew Odhiambo8. Nelly Omukuba © 9. Allan Kasiti 10. Billy Nubia 11. Emmanuel Owade 12. Byrum Mukhoyi 13. Nixon Manduku 14. Frank Mukaisi 15. Eliab Barasa 16. Eric Logedi 17. Willies Mwinamo 18. Osieko Saidi19. Kingsley Agona 20. Brian Okute 21. Javan Osango 22. Derrick Lukale 23. Denis Karakacha
*Reserves* 24. Daniel Chege 25. Brian Bakasa 26. Kevin Manaseh 27. Sammy Turkwel
Kabarak University: 1. Neville Nyongesa 2.kioko Benard (V.C) 3. Mugo Lazarus 4. Kevin Omare 5. Shabaya Charles 6. Mulla Collins 7 Griffin Hongo 8.Paul Matani 9. Joshua Karanja 10. Magara Carlos 11. Juma Blastas 12. Michael Maina 13. Aden Noor(C) 14. Mumoki Emmanuel 15. Derrick 16. Jerry Okoth 17. Richard Riaga 18. Aggrey Osodo 19. Amadi George 20. Kimutai Emmanuel 21. Ray Ndivo 22. Meshack Oduor 23. Peter Mwiti
Coach – Leo Ng’etichTM – Iddi Otonde Physio – Marion ChepchirchirCovid lead – Zipporah Achieng’