B Marshall in a past Kenya Cup action against Mwamba
Christies: Taabu returns for Mwamba, Nondies receive Marshall boost
By Eric Njiru | Fri 30 Aug, 2019 12:38

With the demanding race for Stanbic 7s title entering the penultimate round at Christie 7s, second placed Stanbic Mwamba welcome back two key players.

Mwambarugby.com reports that Stanbic Mwamba coach Louis Kisia has recalled Daniel Taabu and Stephen Sikuta for Christies.

Taabu and Sikuta are part of three changes that see Idriss Shariff getting his first sevens action in Division One. They replace Ronnie Omondi, who is out with an ankle injury, Jeremy Chimwani (unavailable) and James Ochieng (tactical).

The team will be captained by Collins Injera with Prinsloo Sevens Most Valuable Player Mike Okello maintaining his spot along side Alex Aturo, Michael Agevi and George Omolla.

Mwamba will face Strathmore Leos, Nondies and Egerton Wasps in pool A.

Nondies too make several changes with Henry Fullbright, Daniel Okito and Steven Ortice not involved after playing in Nakuru.

Phares Mbadi, Benjie Marshall and James Evans make a return while suspended Fidel Oloo is named as player 13.

Oloo is suspended for 4 weeks translated to four games during the 7s circuit commencing immediately for tackling a player above the line of the shoulder against Kenya Harlequin at Prinsloo 7s.


1.Brian Amaitsa 2.Phares Mbadi 3.Mark Ongayo 4.Benjie Marshall 5.Steve Odhiambo 6.Ian Mabwa 7.Moses Begi 8.Alex Magoma 9.Jeremy Matata 10.Saidi Sumba 11.James Evans 12.Peter Makuba 13.Fidel Oloo

Stanbic Mwamba RFC
1. Okello Mike 2. Litui Alex. 3. Owuor Tony. 4. Mellegy Tendwa. 5. Sikuta Steve. 6. Omolla George. 7. Injera Collins. (C) 8. Omondi Tony. 9. Agevi Michael. 10. Inzuga Joel. 11. Nzomo Daniel. 12. Shariff Idris. 13. Meshack Obota.

9.00am: Strathmore Leos vs NondiesĀ 
9.18am: Stanbic Mwamba vs Egerton Wasps

12.00pm: Strathmore Leos vs Egerton Wasps
12.18pm: Stanbic Mwamba vs Nondies

3.00pm: Nondies vs Egerton Wasps
3.18pm: Stanbic Mwamba vs Strathmore Leos

Eric Njiru
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