Olindi included in national U-20 rugby squad

Written By: Kennedy Langat


National Under 20 rugby team that will take part in the 2019 Barthes Cup set to be held next month in Nairobi has been named.

Head coach Paul Odera has drafted inHomeboyz’s Johnston Olindi who has picked up immense experience playing for the national sevens team at the World Series.

Odera has also named six foreign-based players led by University of Pretoria’s Jeff Mutuku.

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The team has been training thrice a week since January in preparation for the event that will be held at the RFUEA, grounds between 4th and 7th of next month.

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The team will face Namibia in the opener on 4th of April in the late kick-off after Namibia face off Senegal in the early tie.

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The winners of the two matches will square out against each other in the final 7th of April with the winner set to earn a ticket to the Junior World Rugby Trophy Championship later in the year.

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