Rugby players Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba, who play for the Kenyan Harlequins club, have denied charges of gang rape.
They have been granted bail set at 500,000 Kenyan shillings ($5,000, £3,580) each.
The two are accused of a raping a singer in February, who made the allegations on social media, Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper reports.
Kenyans on Twitter then launched a campaign asking the authorities to investigate.
The next hearing was set for 16 May.