Shujaa's losing streak persists in Dubai 7s

Safari Sevens

Kenya Shujaa's Timothy Mmasi (left) brushes off Nigeria Stallions' Samuel Akpabio during their Safari 7's Rugby tournament match at Nyayo National Stadium on on October 30, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Shujaa succumbed at the death to a try from speedster Perry Baker just seconds after Alvin Marube’s converted try had put his side 21-19 up with an easy try after Captain Nelson Oyoo put him through
  • Coach Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu’s men enjoyed a 14-7 half-time lead thanks to a well-worked try from Billy Odhiambo after some excellent passing with Oyoo on six minutes
  • This result means Shujaa have suffered five consecutive losses in Dubai, stretching back to last weekend’s 19-5 quarter-final defeat at the hands of Fiji

Kenya Sevens' hopes of reaching Main Cup quarter-final at Dubai Sevens II dimmed after throwing away the lead twice in a 24-21 loss to USA in their second Group “B” match on Friday.


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