Mwamba RFC

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Mwamba Rugby Football Club
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Full nameMwamba Rugby Football Club
Union Kenya Rugby Football Union
Founded1977
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Region Nairobi Province
Ground(s)2,000-capacity Nairobi Railway Club Stadium
ChairmanGeorge Mbaye
Coach(es)Kevin Wambua Flag of Kenya.svg
Captain(s)Patrick Ruhiu Flag of Kenya.svg
League(s) Kenya Cup
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Official website
www.mwambarugby.com

Mwamba Rugby Football Club, (Known as Stanbic Mwamba RFC for sponsorship purposes), is a Kenyan rugby union club based in Nairobi. The club was founded in 1977 with the aim of promoting rugby union among indigenous Kenyans at a time when the sport of rugby was still de facto a preserve of whites in Kenya.

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The word “Mwamba” is Swahili for “rock" or "boulder”, which signifies stability in performances in the local leagues, firmness in the desire to nurture local talent, and consistency in the tenacious commitment to keeping alive the dreams of its founders.

Since formation the club has played at the Nairobi Railway Club next to Uhuru Park. Mwamba RFC competes in the Kenya Cup, the highest-level rugby competition in Kenya. [1]

Notable players

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