In Summary

  • Kimani’s two previous spells were from 2008-2011 and 2015-16 alongside former head coach Benjamin Ayimba and he will now work under new tactician Innocent ‘Namcos’ Simiyu.

Geoffrey Kimani has been re-appointed Kenya Sevens Strength and Conditioning Coach for a third stint, a statement from Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) said on Friday.

Kimani’s two previous spells were from 2008-2011 and 2015-16 alongside previous team coach Benjamin Ayimba.

He will now link up with current coach Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu.

Kimani returns after one year to take the position left by Englishman Ian Gibbons who quit just after two months.

“Back to a new but familiar challenge. It is great to be back home and honoured to serve my country,” Kimani tweeted on Friday.

Kenya Shujaa are set to start their preparations for their upcoming 2017/18  season that includes the Safari Sevens, the Sevens World Series, the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia and the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, USA.

Kimani was in charge of Uganda Sevens in their outing in Hong Kong 7s where they were seeking core status, but did not qualify after they lost in the semi-finals.

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