In Summary

  • Muniafu, 21, will partner with Captain Wilson K’Opondo from Kenya Harlequin in the second row.
  • After demolishing Tunisia 100-10, Kenyans are expecting another big win against rugby minnows Senegal.

Kenya have made one change to the squad that blew away Tunisia for their African Rugby Gold Cup clash against Senegal at Rugby Football Union of East Africa grounds, on Saturday.

Impala Saracens lock Simon Muniafu is back after missing Tunisia game through a concussion he suffered against Uganda in the opening Gold Cup match.

Muniafu, 21, will partner with Captain Wilson K’Opondo from Kenya Harlequin in the second row. George Nyambua from Kabras Sugar drops to the bench.

After putting up a man-of-the-match performance against Tunisia, Leo Seje from Impala Saracens retains his place at inside centre. He will partner David Ambunya from Kenya Harlequins in midfield.

Speaking after naming the squad in Nairobi Thursday, coach Jerome Paarwater said they would approach the Senegal game differently.

“Some of the areas we are going to improve on is our defence and kick-offs,” he said.

FOUND RIGHT MIX

He said he had found the right mix between youth and experience.

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