Thursday, May 23, 2024

Patrick Odongo returns as Kenya 7s squad for monumental Poland challenger is announced

Shujaa sensation Patrick Odongo makes a return to the squad for the monumental Poland challenger, as three who had been a part of the journey to Uruguay are dropped.

The Kenya Sevens males’s and ladies’s squads for the ultimate spherical of the HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 have been confirmed by their respective administration groups. 

The tournaments will probably be performed as standalone occasions, with the lads’s competitors happening in Munich, Germany, and the ladies’s competitors in Krakow, Poland, on Might 18-19.

Within the males’s squad, Patrick Odongo makes a return after lacking out in Uruguay attributable to damage. 

He joins co-captains Vincent Onyala and Tony Omondi, with Brian Tanga additionally returning after recovering from sickness. Herman Humwa earns his first look of the marketing campaign, rounding out the trio of adjustments to the aspect.

 Nonetheless, Dennis Abukuse, Elvis Olukusi, and Ben Salem, who had been a part of the workforce in Uruguay, usually are not included for the Germany project.

For the ladies’s squad, Freshia Oduor and Edith Nairaka are set to make their Challenger debuts in Poland.

 They substitute Grace Okulu and Janet Okello, who weren’t launched for the project by their membership, MIE Pearls in Japan. Sheila Chajira captains the workforce to Poland.

Within the males’s competitors, Shujaa finds themselves in Pool C alongside Chile, Japan, and Portugal, whereas the Lionesses are grouped in Pool C with Belgium, Mexico, and Poland. 

Each groups will probably be aiming to safe a top-four end within the total standings, which is able to qualify them for the promotion playoffs in Madrid, Spain.

Shujaa Squad

Vincent Onyala, Tony Omondi (Co-Captains), Kevin Wekesa, John Okoth, Brian Tanga, George Ooro, Patrick Odongo, Samuel Asati, Herman Humwa, Nygel Amaitsa, Lamech Ambetsa, Chrisant Ojwang

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Lionesses Squad

Sheila Chajira (Captain), Judith Okumu, Christabel Lindo, Stella Wafula, Naomi Amuguni, Terry Ayesa, Sharon Auma, Sinaida Nyachio, Phoebe Akinyi, Maureen Muritu, Freshia Oduor (debut), Edith Nariaka (debut).

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