Argentina pip Shujaa in nervy Dubai 7s match

Alvin Otieno

Shujaa"s Alvin Otieno (right) makes a try against Morans during their semi-final match at the Safari Sevens at Nyayo National Stadium on October 31, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Luciano Gonzalez opened the scoring with a try in the third minute after evading three tackles from Shujaa to land at the corner
  • Otieno, who has so far had a bad outing after errors against Mike Friday’s USA, pulled one try back for Shujaa 12-5 with less than 40 seconds left to half-time
  • German Schulz’s try at the corner with 53 seconds to fulltime drew the scores level 17-all

Kenya Shujaa are out of the Dubai Sevens Main Cup title race after slumping to their second straight defeat, 22-17 to Argentina in Pool “B” at The Sevens Stadium on Friday.


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