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Heroic welcome for Shujaa after promotion success

It was all celebrations when Shujaa, the national rugby 7s side landed in the country from Madrid, Spain after earning a promotion to the World Rugby 7s core series.

Kenya, who beat Germany 33-15 during the promotion play-off over the weekend returns after they were relegated last season.

Shujaa were received in style at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with honour.

Kenya will be heading to Paris Olympic Games shoulder high after beating South Africa to win the Africa Sevens in Zimbabwe.

The Kevin Wambua’s men would go on to win the Safari Sevens crown in Nairobi.

To earn the play-off, they won the Dubai Challenger Series Opener, finished third Montevideo, settled for 5th in Munich to earn a place in the playoff winning two of their three group matches before the must-win match with Germany.

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