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Shujaa, Lionesses invited for Los Angeles tournament

Kenya rugby sevens teams Shujaa and Kenya Lionesses have been invited for Los Angeles Invitational tournament to be held in June.

After a successful outing for Shujaa tournament in Madrid and currently they are in Doha, the men and men team respectively will be using the event as the final Olympic warm-up tournament set for June 25-27.

This weekend in Doha, Shujaa will open their campaign against Uganda in their Pool “Blue” at 11.09am on Friday before meeting Canada at 3.14pm. They will wrap up against Spain at 5.45pm. Argentina, Japan, Chile and France are in Pool “Red.”

In the preliminaries played last week, Kenya beat Chile 39-7, drew with France 19-19 and lost to Spain 15-14.

In the quarterfinals, Shujaa edged out Canada 21-19 before losing to France 17-5.  They bounced back in the third place playoff to beat Japan 31-14.

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