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Kenyan Coach Rejoins Uganda Sevens

Strength and Conditioning coach Geoffrey Kimani helps athlete Davis Kiplangat during a work-out on July 31, 2017 at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Kimani on January 28, 2019 announced that he was re-joining Uganda Sevens PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Former Kenya Sevens strength and conditioning coach Geoffrey Kimani has re-joined Uganda Sevens team.

Kimani, who resigned from Kenya Sevens team in October last year, returns to Cranes Sevens, where he had also served for one season in 2017.

Kimani, who had signed for Kenya Sevens, rescinded his decision to sign up a new contract due to personal reasons and instead proceeded for a much need sabbatical.

Kimani disclosed on his Facebook page that he will be joining Cranes Sevens to help them in their quest to qualify for the 2019/2020 World Rugby Sevens Series.

“New Country…same challenge…always grateful to the Almighty, Family,#FlyMen and all the good meaning fans!…thank you Uganda for the belief…#FlyMenInternational,” said Kimani.

Among Kimani’s major highlights with the Kenya Sevens team was when the team won the 2016 Singapore Sevens, their maiden victory in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

He helped the team Canada and Hong Kong Sevens finals during the 2017/2018 Sevens Series.

SOURCE: DAILY NATION

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