Samurai, Uganda Declare Their Safari 7s Squads 

Kenya Rugby Union Team in action. PHOTO/KENYA RUGBY UNION

NAIROBI, Kenya- Samurai Barracudas and Uganda have officially announced their lineups for the upcoming Safari 7s scheduled to take place at Nairobi’s RFUEA Ground from November 17-19, 2023.

Under the guidance of Welsh coach Nick Wakely, Samurai’s squad boasts the expertise of Kenya Sevens legend Collins Injera as the assistant coach. Managing the team is Jimmy Mnene, while Fahad Adil assumes the role of operations director.

Uganda, too, has revealed its men’s and women’s squads for the Nairobi event. Men’s Head Coach Tolbert Onyango’s lineup includes notable players such as Aaron Ofoyrwoth and Adrian Kasito. The Lady Cranes, Uganda’s women’s team, will be captained by Peace Lekuru, with Agnes Nakuya serving as a key member.

Ticket prize listings for the upcoming Safari 7s games. PHOTO/KENYA RUGBY UNION

Here are the selected players for each team:

Samurai Barracudas Squad:

  • Arthur Haug
  • Charlie Coe
  • Charlie Venables
  • Dan Hoesk
  • Ethan Issacs
  • Florian Makala
  • Henry Kirwan
  • Mervan da Silva
  • Nabo Sikoyi
  • Noegh Hayward
  • Struan Hutchison
  • Tom Role

Uganda Rugby Cranes Squad:

  • Aaron Ofoyrowth (Captain)
  • Davis Shimwa
  • Alex Aturinda
  • Mark Osuna
  • Timothy Mugisha
  • Pius Ogena
  • Issac Massanganzira
  • Adrian Kasito (Vice Captain)
  • William Nkore
  • Roy Kizito
  • Nobert Okeny

Uganda Lady Cranes Squad:

  • Agnes Nakuya (Vice Captain)
  • Lydia Namabiro
  • Sarah Kirabo
  • Yvonne Najuma
  • Grace Nabaggala
  • Mayimuna Nassozi
  • Lona Sandra Amoli
  • Peace Lekuru (Captain)
  • Ritta Nadunga
  • Rachael Mufuwa
  • Gertrude Kateesa Junior
  • Unity Namulala

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