Simbas We expect a tough game against Kenya - Germany’s head coach

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Currently Germany are ranked 24th in the world

Germany Rugby 15s team play

Germany Rugby 15s team

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Germany Rugby 15s team arrived in the country on 23 May ahead of the Tatu City Series against Simbas on Saturday.

Germany Head Coach Kobus Potgieter has express his feelings ahead of the clash that will be coming up on Saturday at the RFUEA grounds.

According to coach Kobus Potgieter who spoke to Kenya Rugby Union, they expect a tough game when they will be taking on Kenya in the Tatu City Series.

play Germany team in Kenya (KRU)

 

“We know that Kenya is a very strong opponent, very difficult to play at home. I believe it will be a very tough and exciting game. Kenya are strong with ball in hand and we have to make sure we are up to that challenge on defense,” said Potgieter after a training session at Nairobi’s Impala Club on Wednesday afternoon.

However, the Co-captain of Germany team Sean Armstrong they are excited to take on a foreign team and determined to build a good his squad with the experience.

play Simba Players (Courtesy)

 

” We’re expecting a very tough, physical game and looking forward to the opportunity to take on a foreign team…really looking forward to build what we’ve got going at the moment” said Sean.

Currently Germany are ranked 24th in the world, just a position below Kenya’s Simbas.

Simba’s kicked off their training on Wednesday aiming to uplift their fitness before Saturday when they will be locking horns with the Germany’s side. This will mark the start of Kenya’s International outings for the year 2017.

Here is Germany head coach courtesy of KRU

 

German squad to Nairobi

Sean Armstrong, Raynor Parkinso, Timo Vollenkemper, Kehoma Brenner, Jaco Otto, Jarrid Els, Harris Aounallah, Dale Garner, Michael Poppmeier, Jörn Schröder, Pirmin Stöhr, Luis Ball, Antony Dickinson, Chris Howells, Ben Ellermann, Daniel Cook, Jamie Murphy, Marcel Coetzee, Erik Marks, Damien Tussac, Tim Menzel, Mikael Tyumenev, Julius Nostadt, Christopher Hilsenbeck, Dasch Barber, Samy Füchsel, Mathieu Ducau, Felicien Vergnon, Marcel Henn.

 

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