Philip Wokorach returns for Kabras Sugar after eight games.
By Abou Champion.
Kisii RFC v Kabras Sugar RC.
Philip Wokorach will play his first Kenya Cup game for the 2017/2018 season on Saturday, February 10, 2018 when Kabras Sugar head to Kisii RFC.
Wokorach has missed the opening eight matches with an injury sustained while representing Uganda Rugby 7s at the HSBC Worls series in Dubai in December 2017. Seven days ago, he played 50 minutes in the Eric Shirley Shield and the coach feels he is ready to hit the ground running agin.
Wokorach’s return means Andrew Gathua will drop to the bench
“He is doing great. He played 50 minutes last week for the 2nds. He’s in great shape and raring to go. He’s really worked hard to get back,” said Kabras Sugar head coach Charles Cardovillis.
However coach Cardovillis will make six changes that will see Asuman Mugerwa drop out of the team with Stephen Ochieng taking his place, another change will see Steve Oluoch replace Hillary Odhiambo.
After the defeat to Homeboyz, Kabras are third with 33 points, one behind Homeboyz and six below KCB. To two teams will qualify directly for the Kenya Cup semifinals and play at home.
Martin Tavale is is the man to take charge of the tie, at 4pm.
Kabras Sugar line up.
Stephen Ochieng, Geoffrey Shitambasi, Joseph Odero, Steve Oluoch, Andrew Chogo, George Nyambua (C), Charlton Mokua, Hillary Odhiambo, Dominic Osino, Isaiah Mulongo, Paul Abuto, Pius Ogena, Habil Malika, Felix Ayange (VC), Philip Wokorach
Finishers: Asuman Mugerwa, Ephraim Oduor, Bramwel Mayaka, Eliphaz Emong, Geoffrey Messo, Ivan Kirabo, John Bahati, Andrew Gathua