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Romania Beat Kenya Simbas In Friendly

Kenya Simbas
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Kenya Simbas
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Kenya Simbas went down 36-5 to Romania in a pre-repechage friendly match played in Bucharest on Saturday November 3, 2018.

Romania ran in five tries in the first half which included a penalty try to lead 29-5 before adding one more two minutes into the second half. Winger Willy Ambaka scored Kenya’s unconverted try.

The match will have no effect on ranking as it was not a full test with Romania featuring the A side.

Kenya was using the match against Romania A as a warm-up for repechage tournament that kicks-off next Sunday in France. Germany, Canada and Hong Kong are the other teams taking part in the round robin repechage to be played in a span of three weeks.

Germany played a friendly match last weekend where they drew 29-29 with Portugal, Canada beat Oxford 25-20 while Hong Kong fell 24-28 to Dragons from Wales.

Repechage is a last chance qualification for 2019 Rugby World Cup with the winner set to grab the last slot at the Japan 2019 showpiece.

Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

Email: news@kahawatungu.com

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