Kenya to face Uganda on Tuesday in Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

Written By: Kennedy Langat
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Kenya sealed their 35-5 victory over Madagascar when Janet Owino scored a penalty before Masinde recorded her second try of the match in the closing stages of the game.
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Kenya Lionesses will face Uganda Lady Cranes on Tuesday in the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The four-nation tournament which also serves as a qualifier for the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand features Kenya, Uganda, Madagascar and hosts South Africa.

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Kenya who started the campaign with a 35-5 win over Madagascar will wind up their glory chase against South Africa this Saturday.

Kenya captain Philadelphia Orlando said they will not be complacent despite beating Uganda in the regional Elgon Cup tournament played in Nairobi and Kampala.

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Uganda lost to South Africa 89-5 in their opening game.

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The top-ranked team in the group after three rounds of matches will be crowned champions of the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Cup and will qualify for the Women’s Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand in 2021.

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13 August, 2019
Kenya vs Uganda, KO 13:00
Madagascar vs South Africa, KO: 15:00

17 August, 2019
Madagascar vs Uganda, KO: 13:00
South Africa vs Kenya, KO: 15:00

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