ADVERTISEMENT
RUGBY

Kenya's rugby team appeals for financial help

Kenyan Rugby 15s team, Simbas, has made a financial appeal to fans as they plan to participate in African qualifiers for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Kenya Simbas in a photo ahead of the Currie Cup held in June 2022

The Kenya Rugby 15s team, Kenya Simbas, is seeking financial support to enable them to participate in the Africa qualifiers for the 2023 Rugby World Cup slated for July 1 - July 10 in the French city of Marseille and Axien.

ADVERTISEMENT

The plea was announced on the Kenya rugby official social media pages urging the fans to donate funds.

“On the verge of making history and just three matches away from the 2023 Rugby world cup qualification. We call on your support as we finalize our preparation for the WRC qualifier in France from July 2 to July 10th,” stated the Simba captain.

The announcement contained details as to where the donations could be channeled towards, it included a Paybill number 8913000, Account no. 56309, or dialing *483*57*56309 and for the fans in the diaspora, a link was provided.

Kenya Simbas are supposed to leave the country on June 29 for the qualifiers where they will be facing Uganda in their opening march of the knockout event on July 2nd.

The winner of this all-East Africa affair will play against Algeria or Senegal at the Aix-en-Province.

Namibia, the defending champions will face Burkina Faso at Marseille and the winner will face whoever wins between Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast at the same venue for the quarter-finals.

The finals will take place on July 10 after the semi-final that will take place on July 3.

Although the Simbas are not financially capable to join the other African countries in the matches, they are hoping that the fans will answer their prayers as they resume training and prepare to represent Kenya to the fullest.

Topics:
ADVERTISEMENT

More from category

Recommended articles

Local Creative Industry can aid in the fight against doping, says Korir

Local Creative Industry can aid in the fight against doping, says Korir

Achieng says winning LG/SJAK reward is great inspiration ahead of Belgium Championship

Achieng says winning LG/SJAK reward is great inspiration ahead of Belgium Championship

Sadio Mane's biography: Early life, career, family, awards

Sadio Mane's biography: Early life, career, family, awards

Omala scores again as Gor Mahia sink Talanta

Omala scores again as Gor Mahia sink Talanta

Saint-Maximin to AC Milan & other transfer stories today

Saint-Maximin to AC Milan & other transfer stories today

Shujaa's Ambaka to retire from international rugby sevens after Sydney outing

Shujaa's Ambaka to retire from international rugby sevens after Sydney outing

Ibrahimović swallows brutal statement about Messi in fiery interview

Ibrahimović swallows brutal statement about Messi in fiery interview

Gor Mahia look to close the gap to the top

Gor Mahia look to close the gap to the top

Mbappe clashes with PSG teammate over new role at the club

Mbappe clashes with PSG teammate over new role at the club

ADVERTISEMENT