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Boost for Kenya Sevens as Odongo and Tanga return for final leg in Germany


Shujaa winger Patrick Odongo (proper) throughout coaching session at Kasarani Annex on Might 10, 2024. The staff is making ready for the HSBC Sevens challenger in Germany on Might 18-19, 2024. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Shujaa star winger Patrick Odongo is again to the nationwide staff as Kevin Wambua on Friday named the Kenya Sevens staff set to participate within the closing leg of the World Rugby Challenger Sequence in Munich, Germany subsequent week.

Odongo missed the final journey to Uruguay as a consequence of damage throughout native duties with Daystar Falcons within the KRU Championship and his return can be a serious enhance to Shujaa who struggled to win matches final day trip.

Kenya Sevens gamers throughout coaching session at Kasarani Annex on Might 10, 2024. The staff is making ready for the HSBC Sevens challenger in Germany on Might 18-19, 2024. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Kenya Cup champion Brian Tanga additionally returns to the squad after lacking alongside Odongo.

The four-time Kenya Cup champion was out with sickness however returns in scrum half the place he can be battling for place with Samwel Asati of KCB.

Shujaa star Lamec Ambetsa (proper) throughout coaching session at Kasarani Annex on Might 10, 2024. The staff is making ready for the HSBC Sevens challenger in Germany on Might 18-19, 2024. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Herman Humwa additionally earned his first outing of the season, whereas Kabras Sugar again Lamec Ambetsa and Chrisant Ojwang, who impressed of their debuts in Montevideo, have been retained for a second consecutive look.

Different gamers protecting their spots within the squad embody Kevin Wekesa, John Okoth, George Ooro, and Nygel Amaitsa. Dennis Abukuse, Elvis Olukusi and Ben Salem, a part of the staff to Uruguay, is not going to be on the airplane to Germany.

Kenya Rugby 7s males staff gamers throughout coaching session at Kasarani Annex on Might 10, 2024. The staff is making ready for the HSBC Sevens challenger in Germany on Might 18-19, 2024. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

The staff can be captained by Vincent Onyala and Tony Omondi.

Kenya are in Group C alongside Chile, Japan and Portugal.

Shujaa intention to safe a top-four end in Munich, which might qualify them for the promotion playoff in Madrid on the finish of Might. This Challenger Sequence playoff will decide which groups will be a part of the HSBC SVNS in 2025.

Shujaa Squad

Vincent Onyala, Tony Omondi, Kevin Wekesa, John Okoth, Brian Tanga, George Ooro, Patrick Odongo, Samuel Asati, Herman Humwa, Nygel Amaitsa, Lamec Ambetsa, Chrisant Ojwang

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