Uganda is preparing to take on top teams at the Safari Sevens rugby tournament in neighboring Kenya this weekend.
âThe boys have prepared well and we have named a strong team that should perform well at the tournament. We mixed the team with youth and experience, âhead coach Tolbert Onyango told reporters on Tuesday when he announced his final squad.
Uganda is led by Ian Munyani and played against teams like Spain and Germany. According to the Kenya Rugby Union, 12 men’s teams and six women’s teams have confirmed their participation.
Host Kenya is represented by Shujaa, defending champion Kenya Morans, Kenya U20 and the local KCB who won the National Sevens Circuit.
The teams that have confirmed their participation in the men’s competition are Spain, Germany, South Africa All Stars Sevens Academy, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Samurai, Red Wailers, Stallion Sevens Nigeria, KCB, Kenya U20, Kenya Shujaa and Kenya Morans.
The Ugandan roster includes Kevin Balagadde, Innocent Gwoktho, Nobert Okeny, Adrian Kasito, Ivan Otema, Timothy Kisiga, Aaron Ofoyrwoth, Karim Arinaitwe, Byron Oketayot, Ian Munyani, Levis Ocen and Denis Etwalu. End item