Humphrey Kayange Biography


Things you didn’t know about Humphrey Kayange Biography

Humphrey Kayange 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.


Humphrey Kayange was born on 20th July 1982.


Humphrey Kayange is brother to Collins Injera and Michael Agevi.


In 2012 Humphrey moved to Bristol, U.K. to undertake research into tenellin biosynthesis with Professor Christine L. Willis at the University of Bristol.


Kayange 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. Kayange has also played for the Kenya national rugby union team(15s), playing at the 2011 World Cup Qualifiers.He is the older brother of IRB Sevens World Series top try scorer Collins Injera who also plays for Mwamba RFC. Their younger brother Michael Agevi has also played rugby for the Sevens in the past.

In 2010 he was awarded the presidential Order of Golden Warriors (OGW) alongside his brother Collins Injera, for their performance in the 2008/2009 IRB world series.


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