Ambitious KCB head to South Africa for high altitude training


Ambitious KCB head to South Africa for high altitude training
KCB RFC players acknowledge their fans support during their Kenya Cup match against Blak Blad RFC at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka, Nairobi on February 04, 2017. KCB RFC won 47-0. Photo/Stafford Ondego/sportpicha.

In Summary

  • Kenya Cup defending champions KCB RFC will on Wednesday afternoon fly out to South Africa  for a 10-day high intensity training .
  • The 30-man squad will travel in batches with the first group flying out today afternoon while the second group will fly out tomorrow aboard a Kenya Airways flight.

Kenya Cup defending champions KCB RFC will on Wednesday afternoon fly out to South Africa  for a 10-day high intensity training .

The 30-man squad will travel in batches with the first group flying out today afternoon while the second group will fly out tomorrow aboard a Kenya Airways flight.

Topping the 30-man strong squad is Oscar Simiyu, Brian Nyikuli and Elly Mukaizi.

In a phone interview with Citizen Digital, KCB’s assistant coach Dennis Mwanja  said that the team will be aiming to improve its fitness levels  ahead of the new Kenya Cup season.

“Yes, it’s true the boys will be travelling to South Africa this afternoon .We will go in two batches; the first batch will depart today at 2:00pm whereas the second will depart tomorrow through.

“We are looking at improving our weak areas and fitness levels.”

While in SA, the bankers will face Currie Cup sides Stormers RFC and Western Province as they race to be in shape ahead of the 2018/2019 Kenya Cup season which begins  October.

Full squad

Curtis Lilako, 2. Oscar Simiyu, 3. George Gichure 4. Oduor Auma 5. Griffin Musila 6. George Asin 7. Edwin Otieno 8. Rocky Aguko 9. Francis Mwita 10. Clayne Okallo, 11.Elly Mukaizi 12.Brian Nyikuli 13. Felix Ojow 14. Ian Indimuli 15. Peter Waitere 16. Michael Wanjala 17. Ahmed Shaban 18. Stephen Osumba 19. Ken Moseti, 20.Adrian Opondo 21. Brodie Wanjohi 22. Brian Omondi 23. Elphas Otieno 24. Essau Otieno 25. Nelson Nyandat 26. Samuel Asati 27. Collins Wanjala 28. Isaac Njoroge, 29. Nick Ongeri, 30. Vincent Onyala

 

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