Kenya Fall To South Africa In Vancouver 7s Final

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Kenya’s fairytale run at the Vancouver Sevens ended in a disappointing 5-38 to African rivals South Africa in the final played early Monday morning.

The Shujaa, who hammered Ireland by a similar margin in the semis, were a bundle of nerves against the Blitzboks – committing way too many errors that proved costly.

Read: Nelson Oyoo To Captain Shujaa To Vancouver 7s

Nelson Oyoo, who was captaining the side for the first time since Andrea Amonde retired, was graceful in the defeat, pledging a better performance in the coming legs.

“It was an honor to us reaching the final. Moving forward we hope to give a better performance this.”

Shujaa were awarded the Mark of Excellence trophy for their performance at the tournament.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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