Kakamega High targeting EA title after 2017 final slip


An official reacts during the rugby 15s semi-final between Kakamega High and Menengai High. (PHOTO/...
An official reacts during the rugby 15s semi-final between Kakamega High and Menengai High. (PHOTO/Alex Kinyua)

In Summary

  • Kakamega High School rugby 15s coach Amos Wamanga is confident his team can do better in the East African  secondary schools ball games set to take place in Rwanda
  • Kakamega finished second behind Laiser Hill in last year’s competition in Gulu, Uganda

Kakamega High School rugby 15s coach Amos Wamanga is confident his team can do better in the East African  secondary schools ball games set to take place in Rwanda.

Kakamega finished second behind Laiser Hill in last year’s competition in Gulu ,Uganda, and have been pooled alongside Upper hill, Menengai High, St Marys Kisubi , Namulyango  college,and Kings College Buddo.

“Our preparations began the moment we finished the nationals in Embu. We have played in a number of tournaments since that time and the boys are looking very sharp,” he said.

Under the guidance of coach Kevin Wambua  Laiser Hill Academy emerged the 2017 Brookside East Africa Secondary Schools rugby 15s champions, after smashing Uganda’s St Mary’s Kisubi 64-0 in their last match round of the robin fixtures played at Comboni Vocational Institute Grounds in Gulu, Uganda .

The veteran coach is expecting a tougher competition this   year when the games kick off from August 12 to 19 in Musanze, Rwanda

“Last year we went to Uganda as the Kenyan champions, unfortunately that didn’t happen this year, but it will be a good chance to come back as champions of the region,” said a confident Wamanga.

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