In Summary
  • Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) will be demanding answers from the Kenya Sevens management after the team posted it's worse results this season, finishing last at Paris Sevens on Sunday.
  • The result saw Shujaa slump one place to 12th place in the World Rugby Sevens Series.
  • Shujaa’s hopes of ending the Series in a flourish proved a cropper when they lost to minnows Russia 15-6 in the semi-finals for the 13th place to finish last alongside their Pool C rivals Spain in the penultimate leg.

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) will be demanding answers from the Kenya Sevens management after the team posted it's worse results this season, finishing last at the Paris Sevens on Sunday.

The result saw Shujaa slump one place to 12th place in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

Shujaa’s hopes of ending the Series in a flourish proved a cropper when they lost to minnows Russia 15-6 in the semi-finals for the 13th place to finish last alongside their Pool C rivals Spain in the penultimate leg.

The results saw Shujaa claim one point for their tally of 58 points going into the last leg in London this weekend.

“I will be lying to you is I say we are happy about the performance,” said KRU chairman Richard Omwela, adding that they would like Shujaa to clear the Series in London this weekend then find out what fundamental issues are affecting the team.

“We want to know if it’s the strength and condition that is the problem after the team collapsed on day two in Paris or the management structures in the team,” said Omwela, who downplayed the possibilities of firing the technical bench headed by Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu.

“We want to give Namcos the benefit of doubt,” said Omwela, adding that instead of lambasting the team, they will give Simiyu an opportunity to give suggestions on what he wants, having gone with an assistant.

“Firing coaches every time will not be the solution.”

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