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Shujaa fall to USA in rugby7s Olympics opener

Shujaa, the national rugby sevens team lost to the USA in the opening match of the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

The Innocent Simiyu led charges fell 14-19 to USA in their opening Pool ‘C’ match with USA’s Carlin Isles touching down first before Martin Iosefo doubled for a 12-0 lead.

Collins Injera converted his try for a 12-07 lead then Jeffrey Oluoch equaled 12-12 and Eden Agero converted to give Kenya a 14-12 lead but Hughes landed a converted try to beat Kenya 19-14.

The next match, Shujaa will take on continental counterparts South Africa who beat Ireland 33-14 to lead pool C.

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