Olindi brace lifts Kenya Shujaa into Dubai 7s quarters

Johnstone Olindi

Kenya Morans' Johnstone Olindi evades a tackle during their Tusker Safari 7s semi-final match against Russia Academy RFUEA grounds on October 20, 2019.

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What you need to know:

  • Shujaa, who opened their campaign with losses to Australia (21-14) and USA (24-21), destroyed the Canadians with tries from Johnstone Olindi (two), Alvin “Buffa” Otieno and Edmund Anya as Anthony Omondi. Olindi added the extras.
  • Both Kenya and Canada took to the field needing a win to keep their hopes of reaching the quarter-final alive as the third best sides.

Kenya Shujaa ended their five-match losing streak with a clinical 26-14 win against Canada in their last Pool “B” fixture to storm the quarter-final of the second Dubai tournament in the 2021-2022 World Rugby Sevens Series on Friday.

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