Samurai wins Safari7s title

Samurai international set a sweet revenge against Shujaa to lift the Safari Sevens Rugby tournament at RFUEA Ground in Nairobi.

As Kenya Lionesses, the kenya Rugby Seven’s women rugby team thrashed Ugandan side to lift the wom en itle.

For the third time, Samurai faced off with Shujaa in 2015 and 2016 but Kenya won in all finals but today, the champions set a sweet revenge, killing the Kenyan fans hearts.

Samurai defeated Shujaa Kenya Shujaa 21-14 to win the Main Cup final after coming from 14-07 down at half time.

Ruan Mostert, Hugo Stiles and Kurt-Lee landed a try each as Stiles made two conversions to hand Samurai their second Safari Sevens title.

Shujaa scored two tries through Daniel Taabu and Johnstone Olindi to lead 14-7 at the break after Taabu converted both.

However, Samurai would deny the nervy Shujaa possession in the second half before scoring the decisive try.

It’s Samurai who lost to Shujaa 38-21 during the 2016 final, just a year after they had beaten the Kenyans 20-19 to win.

Kenya Morans settled for third after beating Spain 12-5 in the play-off. Samuel Motari and Mark Kwemoi each got a try as Kwemoi made a conversion. Juan Lucas Martinez scored Spain’s try

Kenya Lionesses are the 2018 Safari Sevens champions after thrashing Uganda’s Lady Cranes 47-0 at the same venue.

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