READY FOR ACTION: The Rugby Cranes are set to play today in Kenya

Today Kenya hosts Uganda in the second leg of the Elgon Cup which doubles as the opening round of the 2017 Rugby Africa Gold Cup.

Uganda remains optimistic to make up and earn a win after losing 18-23 to the Simbas in the first leg of the Elgon Cup at Legends in Kampala.

Brian Odongo will captain the Rugby Cranes in today’s opening Gold Cup game which also doubles as the second leg against the Kenya Simbas as there are a number of major surprises in the team selection.

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Starting line-up


  1. Asuman Mugerwa
  2. Alex Mubiru
  3. Brian Odongo
  4. Mathias Ochwo
  5. Charles Uhuru
  6. Brian Asaba
  7. Scot Oluoch
  8. Marvin Odongo



  1. Ivan Kirabo
  2. Ivan Magomu
  3. James Odongo
  4. Pius Ogena
  5. Michael Okorach
  6. Lawrence Ssebuliba
  7. Philip Wokorach


Substitutes; Cyrus Wathum, Collins Kimbowa, Adnan Mutebi, Cox Muhigwa, Musa Mwonge, Gerald Ssewakambo, Justin Kimono, Makmot Kevin.


Management Team

John Duncan – Head Coach

Robert Sseguya – Ass. Coach

Steve Buyungo – Doctor

Emmanuel Baine- Team Manager

Robert Omuna- Ass. Team Manager


Saturday, 24 June:

Africa Gold Cup

Kenya vs. Uganda – 4pm, Nairobi


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