Shujaa lose to USA, face Germany at Edmonton7s quarters


USA launched a strong revenge against Kenya Sevens team Shujaa in their last pool B match at the ongoing HSBC World Rugby sevens in Canada.

The Americans won by 19-14, the same margin that Kenya beat them at the last weekend’s Vancouver sevens in quarterfinals.

Following the second placed in the pool, Kenya will now face Germany in Main Cup quarterfinals.

Back in the game, Malacchi Esdale touched down first for the USA for a converted try for a 7-0 lead Kevon Williams doubled for the winners for a 12-0 lead into break.

After water break, Captain Nelson Oyoo made the first try for Innocent Simiyu side with Amunga converting for a 12-7 and Amunga converted Billy Odhiambo’s try for a 14-12 lead for Shujaa but Jerome Nale converted Martin Iosefo try for the Mike Friday’s side for a 14-19 win.

Edmonton7s Main Cup quarterfinals
pairing and playing time

1. USA vs Great Britain  6:20pm

2. Ireland vs Canada 6:42pm

3. Kenya vs Germany- 7:04pm

4. South Africa vs Hong Kong-7:26pm

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