Saturday, December 1, 2012

Kenya Finishes 3rd in Dubai Sevens

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Kenya beat France 15-12 in the third place playoff to finish with 17 points at the 2012 Emirates Dubai Sevens.Kenya now boasts of 32 points after 2 legs of the 2012/2013 HSBC Sevens World Series.

Earlier in the day, Kenya lost to New Zealand 27-7 in the main cup semifinals.In the quarterfinals, the boys saw off Canada with a 19-7 triumphant win.   

Yesterday they won two out of three matches in Pool A to qualify for the quarterfinals. In their opening match, they beat Scotland 12-5 before later defeating Spain 10-7. Kenya, however, lost 10-14 to Fiji in the final match of the day.

Mike Friday’s boys now look forward to South Africa’s Port Elizabeth Sevens where they are drawn alongside Wales, Argentina, and Spain. 

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