Former Kenya Sevens head coach Benjamin Ayimba has been appointed by the Kenya Rugby League Federation Board as Technical Director.
He will be responsible for developing the Kenya rugby league technical structures in all levels from grassroots, community and club rugby.
“The capture of Ayimba as the Technical Director is a big motivation and a big asset for rugby league owing to his achievement in the sport. We are confident he will establish effective technical structures for clubs and partners and also assist in the coaching department,” said KRLF chairman Nyakwaka Quicks.
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“After a long walk in what seemed like ages, we are now able to play a spot that suits the Kenya rugby footballer and give us a real chance at the World Cup,” said Ayimba.
As a player, Benjamin Ayimba has turned out for both local and international clubs with a two-season stint in the United Kingdom. Harlequins and Impala in Kenya and Penzance and Newlyn Pirates, 1, division clubs in the UK.