Canada Sevens: Shujaa face France in group opener

Written By: Muraya Kamunde


Kenya Sevens team shujaa will open their Canada Sevens campaign against France at 9.14 pm on Saturday 10th March.

Shujaa’s will then face Spain at 12.46am on Sunday Morning before playing their final pool match their other pool C opponents Fiji at 4.40am.

Shujaa who are 8th in the World Series Standings on 45 points picked up 10 points in the 5th leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series in Las Vegas, USA, two points short of their last performance in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Head Coach Innocent Simiyu said he had identified two key areas to work on in preparation of the Canada Sevens.

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The Canada Sevens, taking place at the BC Place in Vancouver, is the sixth round of the 2017/18 HSBC Sevens World Series.

On the other hand, The Kenya Rugby Union in a statement has said it is yet to name it’s final squads for the men and women’s competitions at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

“We have submitted names of over 20 players per team to the National Olympic Committee of Kenya for purposes of accreditation.”

“The numbers have been reduced to 18 per team as the coaches prepare to select their final teams closer to the competition” read the statement.


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