Simbas Mercilessly Maul Tunisia In Rugby Africa Gold Cup


Martin Owilah put a man of the match performance, landing a try as the Simbas romped to a 67-0 win over Tunisia in Rugby Africa Gold Cup action at the RFUEA Ground on Saturday 11 August 2018.

Owilah was a livewire from the backrow, putting up all round round performance on the day.

Willy Ambaka got the home side to a bright start, scoring the opening try on his debut with Darwin Mukidza converting for a 7-0 score. Cheeky play from Samson Onsomu set up Davis Chenge to ground the ball, Mukidza sure with the extras to double the scores.

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Mukidza would then convert tries from Andrew Chogo, Jacob Ojee’s long range effort and Elkean Musonye’s opportunistic try to give the hosts a 35-0 lead before pouncing on a loose ball to score and see his team take a 40-0 lead into the interval.

Unconverted second half tries from Owilah and Peter Karia saw the Simbas hit 50 points before debutant Mohamed Omolo, a second half replacement for Onsomu scored and converted for a 57-0 lead.

Tony Onyango and Ambaka would score in quick succession, securing the result against an opponent who never threatened over the eighty minute duration of this outing.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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