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  • All Kenya 7s players to get play time in Safland 7s

All fifteen players currently in Namibia for a training camp will be fielded during this weekend’s Safland Sevens in Swakopmund.

Kenya Sevens Team Manager Erick Ogweno, speaking to Kenya Rugby on Thursday morning said, “The tournament rules at this tournament allow us declare teams of 12 per game hence the decision to give everyone who travelled an opportunity to play.”

Innocent Simiyu’s charges will start their fixtures against Namibia, S.A All Stars and Germany on day one before playing South Africa in their final pool match on Sunday morning ahead of the knockouts.
The top four teams in each section at the close of play in their respective sections will advance to the cup quarterfinals on Sunday with the bottom placed teams in each pool contesting for the shield.
Safland Sevens International Category
Section X: South Africa, Namibia, S.A. All Stars, Kenya, Germany
Section Y: Zambia, Living Legends, Eye of the Tiger, Namibia  Academy, Botswana
Kenya’s fixtures (East African Time)
Saturday 12 November 2016

Kenya v Namibia 2.00pm
Kenya v S.A All Stars 3.20pm
Kenya v Germany 4.40pm
Sunday 13 November 2016
Kenya v South Africa 11.40am

Kenya Squad In Namibia
Andrew Amonde (captain),William Ambaka, Frank Wanyama, Nelson Oyoo, Leonard Mugaisi, Daniel Sikuta, Billy Odhiambo, Eden Agero, Bush Mwale, Martin Owila,Augustine Lugonzo, Brian Tanga, Aluda Beda, Darwin Mukidza, Derek Mayar
Management: Innocent Simiyu (Head Coach), Ian Gibbons (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Lameck Bogonko (Physio), Erick Ogweno (Team Manager), Labib Levy (High Performance Analyst)

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Eric Njiru

Eric is a Multimedia Sports Journalist who has covered local and international Sporting Activities from World Championships, Rugby World Cup, Kenya National Rally, HSBC World Sevens Series, School Competitions and Kenyan Premier League with good knowledge of the industry.

Apart from daily reporting, Eric is a presenter on HBR Fanzone every Saturday from 9am and Sunday 3pm.

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