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Otieno bags a brace as Shujaa beat USA to face Ireland in Vancouver7s

Alvin Atieno bagged brace as Kenya sevens defeated USA to qualify into the semifinals of the ongoing HSBC World Rugby series at the Vancouver sevens in Canada.

The Innocent Simiyu team edged out Paul True coached side 19-14 in the quarter finals to book for Ireland at 11:20pm.

Otieno and Daniel Taabu starred for Kenya 7s with the former bagging two tries in the win.

Kevon Williams touched down first for the USA for a converted try by Naima Fuala’au for a 0-07 lead but Otieno respondent fast with Taabu converting to level at 07-07 with Malacchi Esdale touching down for 12-07 lead into break.

Daniel Taabu was on target for the second try for 07-12 and Otieno bagged his brace with a converted try 19-14 lead.

With the win, Kenya will play Ireland in the semis who beat Hong Kong 07-12.

CUP SEMI-FINALS
Ireland vs Kenya 7s 11:20
Winner Match 21 vs Winner Match 22 11:42

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