Lionesses Rio Training Squad Named

Lionesses  Rio Training Squad Named

Lionesses Rio Training Squad Named

An 18 strong Kenya Lionesses training squad has been announced as they ready for the rugby sevens competition at the Rio Olympics in August.

Regulars Phila Olando, Celestine Masinde, Rachel Mbogo, Kate Abilla, Doreen Remour and seasoned vet Mary Musieka have been included in the squad which also features flyers Janet Okello and Sinaida Aura.

Head Coach  Mike Shamiah, speaking to Kenya Rugby, said, “ We will trim the squad further before settling on the final 12 players for the Olympics. There is huge competition , the young girls coming through the squad have shown a lot of promise and hunger. The veterans too are showing their leadership and experience, it should be an exciting mix once we name the final team.”

The Lionesses are in Pool B with New Zealand, France and Spain for the competition which runs from 6th to 8th August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Kenya Lionesses Olympics Training Squad Kate Abila, Philadelphia Olando, Celestine Masinde, Doreen Remour, Camilyne Oyuayo, Rachel Mbogo, Irene Otieno, Janet Owino,Janet Owuor, Stacy Awuor, Janet Midecha,Mary Musieka, Janet Okello,Linet Moraa, Josephine Odhiambo,Sinaida Aura, Camila Cynthia, Sheila Chajira

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