Simbas 15’s Rugby team loses third round match

By KBC Reporter

Kenya Simbas 15’s rugby team lost their third round match of the 2016 Africa Cup 1A title after been beaten by Naimibia 56-21 at the  the Geingob Stadium, Windhoek last evening.

In a dominant first half display, Namibia ran in six converted tries to take a 42-7 halftime lead and although Kenya provided stiffer opposition in the second half, the outcome was never in doubt.

Namibia’s forwards laid the platform for victory with fly half Theuns Kotze giving a faultless kicking display on his 29th birthday, converting all eight tries for a personal tally of 16 points.

Man of the match Tinus du Plessis led the way with two tries, while captain Tjiuee Uanivi, Chrysander Botha, Rohan Kitshoff, Gino Wilson, Russell van Wyk and Johan Deysel scored one try each.

For Kenya, James Kangethe scored two tries and Isaac Adimo one, while Darwin Mukidzwa, Dan Sikuta and Fabian Olanda each added a conversion.


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