Shujaa heads to South Africa

Rugby Sevens
Rugby Sevens

Kenya Rugby Sevens senior players Willy Ambaka, Dennis Ombachi and Andrew Amonde have been left out of the squad that is set to travel to South Africa for the upcoming assignment at the Rugby Africa Solidarity Camp.

However, the talisman winger Collins Injera makes a comeback to the team with Kenya 7s boss Innocent Simiyu announcing his final squad that will head to South Africa for the Rugby Africa Solidarity training camp.

KCB’s Levy Amunga also makes a comeback to the squad which will fly out to South Africa on Thursday morning for the ten-day Stellenbosch Solidarity Camp where they’ll also face South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe for a minimum of eight days.

Head Coach Innocent Simiyu emphasizing the need to rotate the available players in order to have a competitive and fit team heading to the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

“We’re very happy with the progress seen in the team’s performance and we’re also at a stage where we need to expose more players and do more rotation so that we ensure we have an on-form team as we head out for the Olympic games,” said Simiyu.

Hosts South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda will also take part in the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport for training camp. The camp is aimed at assisting teams that have already qualified for the Olympics in their preparations for the event later this year in Tokyo.