Africa Gold Cup Tunisia coach names squad against Kenya

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Tunisia is ready to battle against Kenya over the weekend.

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Tunisia rugby 15’s team head coach Hedi Mohamedali has named his 23-man finest squad to lock horns with Kenya’s Simbas in Africa Gold Cup contest set for Saturday at RFUEA ground.

The North Africans go into the match as underdogs having fallen thrice from their eight meetings while Kenya will be in search of a win after registering a 33-33 draw against Uganda last month.

Kenya had also released their squad with slight adjustment which sees two players (George Nyambua and Leo Seje) make their debuts.

Tunisia: 15. Badii Dahmoul, 14. Ashraf Dhif, 13. Saif Abdelrahman, 12. Ourhami Issam, 11. Abess Kherfami (captain), 10. Ben Aycha Sofiene, 9. Houcem Khalfi, 1. Achref Ben Hamouda, 2. Hichem Mokni, 3. Yacine Ben Abdalah, 4. Nacer Mili, 5. Saif Bousaada, 6. Hamza Mbarki, 7. Bilel Souker, 8. Yahya Graa.

Replacements: 16. Hamza Begi, 17. Sami Minsse, 18.Amhed Nasri, 19.Nacer Missaoui, 20. Hamdi Michri, 21. Dhia Dhieb, 22. Nizar Nasri, 23. Oubaidallah Daghfous.

Kenya: 15. Tony Onyango, 14. Darwin Mukidza, 13. David Ambunya, 12. Leo Seje, 11. Jacob Ojee, 10. Isaac Adimo, 9. Sam Onsomu, 1. Moses Amusala, 2. Peter Karia, 3. Dennis Karani, 4. Wilson Kopondo (captain), 5. George Nyambua, 6. Eric Kerre, 7. Davis Chenge, 8. Joshua Chisanga.

Replacements: 16. Philip Ikambili, 17. Oscar Simiyu, 18. Curtis Lilako, 19. Martin Owila, 20. Steve Otieno, 21. Lyle Asiligwa, 22. Kenny Andola, 23. Dennis Muhanji.

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