The Simbas left the country on Wednesday 3 November 2021 for a three week tour of South Africa. A delegation from the Kenya Rugby Union led by Chairman Oduor Gangla paid a courtesy call to the team on Tuesday 2 November 2021.
The team faces a Currie Cup All Star squad in the Carling Champions Cup on Saturday 6 November 2021 in Pretoria before heading to Stellenbosch to play Nambia in their opening fixture of the Stellenboch Quadrangular Series on Sunday 14 November 2021 before taking on a yet to be confirmed opponent on Saturday 20 November 2021.
They will wind up their fixtures with a clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Thursday 25 November 2021.
Simbas squad to South Africa
Forwards: Ian Njenga (Nondescripts), Joshua Chisanga (Kenya Harlequin), Andrew Siminyu (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Eugene Sifuna (Kabras Sugar), Griffin Musila (KCB), Boniface Ochieng (Kenya Harlequin), Ephraim Oduor (Kabras Sugar), Patrick Ouko (KCB), Joseph Odero (Kabras Sugar), Malcolm Onsando (Vice Captain, Clubul Sportive Dinamo Bucharest), Thomas Okeyo (Nakuru), George Nyambua (Kabras Sugar), Dan Sikuta (Captain, Kabras Sugar), Brian Juma (Kabras Sugar), Fidel Oloo (Nondescripts), Steve Sakari (Mwamba), Elkeans Musonye (Impala Saracens)
Backs: Barry Robinson (Kabras Sugar), Brian Wahinya* (Blak Blad), Jone Kubu (Kabras Sugar), Brian Tanga (Kabras Sugar), Derrick Ashiundu* (Kabras Sugar), John Okoth (Nakuru), Vincent Onyala (KCB), Samuel Asati (KCB), Peter Kilonzo (KCB), Darwin Mukidza (Vice Captain, KCB), Jacob Ojee (KCB), Isaac Njoroge (KCB), Andrew Matoka (Strathmore Leos)
Non Travelling Reserves: Nesta Okotch (Impala Saracens), Melvin Thairu (Kenya Harlequin), Bethuel Anami (Strathmore Leos), Samson Onsomu (Impala Saracens), Timothy Okwemba (Menengai Oilers), Charles Kuka (Mwamba)
*Brian Wahinya and Derrick Ashiundu in line for Simbas debuts*
Simbas November itinerary
6th November 2021 – Carling Champions Match, Pretoria – vs Currie Cup Select
14th November 2021 – Stellenbosch Quadrangular, Stellenbosch – vs Namibia (Direct Semi Final)
20th November 2021 – Stellenbosch Quadrangular, Stellenbosch – vs TBC
25th November 2021 – International Friendly, Bloemfontein – vs Cheetahs