Ombachi scores at the death to take Kenya Sevens to Rio Olympic Games

Kenya Sevens rugby team. The Kenya Sevens rugby team qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after outshining Zimbabwe in a thrilling final in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 15, 2015. PHOTO | FILE |

What you need to know:

  • Ombachi, who is making a comeback since his injury at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, sliced through with super speed to score and take Kenya to the Olympics.

  • Kenya had thrashed Tunisia 42-12 while Zimbabwe stopped Morocco 24-0 to set up the thrilling final.

Kenya Sevens became the third team sport ever to qualify for the Olympic Games after men’s hockey and women’s volleyball teams.


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