Colombia end Kenya Lionesses' World Cup dream

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Colombia players celebrate after their 16-15 win over Kenya in their 2022 Rugby World Cup play-off match at the Nyayo National Stadium on August 25, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Colombia will now get support from World Rugby to the tune of about Sh11 million to duel the second-placed teams from Asia, Europe and Oceania regional tournaments in the repechage in Europe at a venue and date to be announced later.

Kenya’s dream of a first Rugby World Cup appearance went up in smoke after losing 15-16 to Colombia in their South America/Africa play-off at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi on Wednesday.

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