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Sevens team for World Cup named

Uganda is preparing for the Sevens World cup in USA

The Uganda National team to play at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, USA has been named  by head coach Tolbert Onyango.

The global tournament is scheduled to run between July 20th and 22nd at the AT&T Park.

The final team of 12 players was revealed by the Uganda Rugby Union on Monday evening.

Rugby 15s vice captain Justin Kimono has been named in the team and is joined by Byron Oketayot as the new players on the team.

The duo replace Joseph Aredo and injured Lawrence Sebuliba on the team that played at the Gold Coast Sevens a couple of months ago.

The rest of the group that played at the Hong Kong Sevens and Commonwealth Games in Australia has been maintained.

Upcoming Pirates’ stars Timothy Kisiga and Desire Ayera, Kobs fullback Adrian Kasito as well as Aaron Ofoyrwoth maintain their places on the team.

The others are Pius Ogena, Solomon Okia, Michael Okarach, Phillip Wokorach, Ivan Magomu and James Odong who have been part of the Uganda Sevens fold in the recent past.

The Squad

-Solomon Okia

-James Odong

-Michael Okoroch

-Justin Komono

-Phillip Wokorach

-Ivan Magomu

-Desire Ayera

-Timothy Kisiga

-Aaron Ofoyrwoth

-Pius Agena

-ByronOketayot

-Adrian Kasiito

Coach: Tolbert Onyango

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