In Summary
  • Kenya cracked their second win, beating regional rivals Uganda 29-14 to qualify for the main Cup quarterfinals at Dubai Sevens on Friday at the Sevens Stadium.
  • Tries from Dennis Ombachi, who was stretched off from the filed with an injury, Eden Agero, Dan Sikuta, skipper Oscar Ayodi and Brian Tanga saw Shujaa uphold their unbeaten run against Uganda in the World Series.
  • Solomon Okia and Philip Wokorach, who ply their professional trade in Kenya, scored for a Uganda a try each but all was in vain for the battling Ugandans even with Okia’s conversions.

Kenya cracked their second win, beating regional rivals Uganda 29-14 to qualify for the main Cup quarterfinals at Dubai Sevens on Friday at the Sevens Stadium.

Tries from Dennis Ombachi, who was stretched off from the filed with an injury, Eden Agero, Dan Sikuta, skipper Oscar Ayodi and Brian Tanga saw Shujaa uphold their unbeaten run against Uganda in the World Series.

Solomon Okia and Philip Wokorach, who ply their professional trade in Kenya, scored for a Uganda a try each but all was in vain for the battling Ugandans even with Okia’s conversions.

It was a good recovery from Shujaa, who had soaked in eight tries to slump to a 48-5 loss to defending champions South Africa in their second Pool “A” outing.

However, what enabled Innocent “Namcos” Simiyu’s charges to sail through was their opening 29-15 victory against Canada.

Ombachi weaved through the middle to score by got injured from a tackle to be taken off the field as Samuel Oliech converted. Shujaa fumbled with a restart ball to gift Okia with a try that Wokorach converted to level 7-7 for Uganda.

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