Shujaa scrape through to Dubai 7s quarters

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:

  • Coach Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu’s charges sneaked into the last eight of the 12-team tournament as one of the two best third-placed teams after finishing out of the top-two automatic places in Pool “B"
  • Fiji won Pool “A” after defeating Australia 17-12 in the last match of the day
  • Shujaa depended on the outcome of the final Pool “A” match between Canada and France to go through after faltering against USA and Argentina before beating Spain 26-12


Kenya Shujaa will meet Fiji in the Main Cup quarter-finals of the opening round of 2021/22 World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai on Saturday.

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