Frustrated Feeney quits Kenya Sevens coaching job

Ex-Kenya Sevens coach Paul Feeney looks on during their training session at the RFUEA grounds on February 20, 2020 ahead of the fifth and sixth rounds of the 2019/20 HSBC World Sevens Series in Los Angeles and Vancouver respectively.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A statement from Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) indicated that Feeney had resigned as Technical Director by mutual consent
  • Under Feeney, Shujaa won the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens in Johannesburg,South Africa, a result that secured qualification to Tokyo Olympic Games which were moved to 2021
  • He also guided the Kenya Morans to cup final victory at the 2019 Tusker Safari Sevens

Frustrations stemming from lack of long term investment in Kenya Sevens team has seen head coach Paul Feeney quit less than a year into his job.


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