Today we pay tribute to

Humphrey Kayange


Humphrey Kayange (born 20 July 1982) is a Kenyan rugby union player and organic chemist. Kayange is well known within the rugby sevens community, as he has produced some of the best performances for the Kenya national sevens side. He is a former captain of the team.Kayange is the older brother of IRB Sevens World series top scorer Collins injera.

He played for the military team Ulinzi RFC in the Kenya Cup league. The team was later disbanded and he moved to Mwamba RFC.He was part of the Kenyan squad at the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens reaching the semifinals. He was nominated for IRB Sevens Player of the year in 2009. He has also played for the Kenya national rugby team.

humphrey-kayange-kenyaIn 2010, he was awarded the presidential Order of Golden warriors alongside his brother Collins Injera, for their outstanding performance in the 2008/2009 IRB world series. He was named an IRB Sevens anti-doping ambasaador the same year (2010).Kayange participated at the 2011 World Cup Qualifiers.In 2012, he moved to Bristol, U.K. to undertake research into tenellin biosynthesis at the University of Bristol.

In 2016 rugby saw the fantastic player back in the team as he joined the Kenyan team to represent Kenya in Las Vegas.

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