LATEST UPDATE All you need to know ahead of Kenya v Hong Kong rugby match

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Hong Kong team arrived in Nairobi on Friday morning

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All is now set for the international test match between Kenya’s Simbas and Hong Kong scheduled for Sunday August 20 at RFUEA grounds.

The match was initially set to be played at 4:00pm but it has been brought forward to 3:00pm.

Security status has also been enhanced with KIlimani OCPD Joseph Muthee assuring fans complete safety during the event.

Simbas head coach Jerome Paarwater has also named his best team for the match with 16 changes in the list including six who will be making debuts.

Their opponents Hong Kong have since arrived in the country in readiness for the match, whose advance regular tickets trade at Ksh400 each and Ksh500 each at the gate. Every VIP ticket is sold at Ksh1000.

Simbas team: 15. Vincent Mose, 14. Dennis Muhanji, 13. Patrice Agunda, 12. Brad Owako, 11. Alex Olaba, 10. Biko Adema, 9.Lyle Asigilwa, 1. James Kubasu, 2. Philip Ikambili, 3. Dennis Karani, 4. Emmanuel Mavala, 5. Oliver Mang’eni, 6. Elkeans Musonye, 7. George Nyambua (captain), 8. Edwin Machanje.

Replacements:  16. Peter Karia, 17. Oscar Simiyu, 18. Bram Mayaka, 19. Ronnie Mwenesi, 20. Steve Otieno, 21. Sam Onsomu, 22. Kenny Andola, 23. Benjamin Marshall.

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