Adongo recalled to Sevens team

By eric odanga
Feb 27, 2021
  • Andrew Amonde returns to the Sevens team. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

  • Michael Wanjala is unlikely to travel to South Africa because of exams. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

  • Cyprian Kuto has been named in the 15's team for Vodacom Cup. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenya could be at full strength for the remaining tournaments of the International Rugby Board World Sevens Series following the availability of players who have recovered from injury of free from job and college commitments.  

The team leaves on Friday for a camp in South Africa from where the final squad for the next two tournaments in Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong will be named. Leon Adongo whose younger brother plays American Football returns to the team after nearly one year off.

Four players, Cyprian Kuto, Fabian Olando, Davis Chenge and Eden Agero have since moved to the 15’s team and were named in the squad to leave on Sunday for the Vodacom Cup.

Humphrey Kayange has since returned to his base in Bristol and is unlikely to be in South Africa. Two other players, Michael Wanjala and Tony Owuor have exams and are excluded from the team.

Paul Treu, the Kenya sevens coach is slowly striking a balance and is close to building a solid team for the remaining legs. Maxwell Theuri from Kenya Harlequin has been included in the squad which sees the return of Andrew Amonde from injury.

Although Lavin Asego, the Mwamba fly-half is not available for the South Africa camp, he could be in the final squad for Tokyo.

Possible squad to South Africa camp: Andrew Amonde, Maxwell Theuri, Leon Adongo, Philip Wamae, Felix Ayange, Collins Injera, Oscar Ouma, Patrice Agunda, Horace Otieno, Daniel Sikuta, Biko Adema, Billy Odhiambo, Oscar Ayodi, Dennis Ombachi, Michael Agevi.