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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Phillip Wokorach to start at flyhalf against Tunisia
Wokorach played Uganda's first two fixtures against Kenya and Senegal as a fullback. On Saturday, he will be asked to fill in as flyhalf as Ivan Magomu gets some much needed rest.

The Rugby Cranes team that will come up against Tunisia in a Rugby Africa Gold Cup match on Saturday has been named and a host of changes have been made to the side that beat Senegal 17-16 in Dakar.

One of the changes on the team is that of Phillip Wokorach who will be starting as a flyhalf. Wokorach will be hoping that a change of roles brings some much needed consistency to balance out his recent performances.

Wokorach played Uganda's first two fixtures against Kenya and Senegal as a fullback. On Saturday, he will be asked to fill in as flyhalf as Ivan Magomu gets some much needed rest.

The change has spawned further tweaks to Uganda's backline, with James Odong set to wear the number 15 jersey. Justin Kimono will start his first game of the campaign at left wing. Elsewhere, Aaron Ofoirwoth comes in for Ivan Makmot at scrum half.

With Marvin Odongo set to miss the Test against Tunisia because of academic commitments, Ronald Musajja will get a run at eighth man. Mathias Ochwo will win his 50th cap playing at lock.

Uganda's backroom staff is confident of defending home territory despite the raft of changes.

Uganda has not beaten Tunisia in the two times both sides have come up against each other. But after the North Africans' cold start to the Gold Cup campaign in which they have lost twice while conceding tries like a sieve, Uganda will go into Saturday's match at Legends Club as favourites.