Kenya 7s was narrowly edged 24-21 by South Africa Select in their final pool clash at the ongoing Assupol 7s on Saturday 11 November in Namibia.
Kenya managed 3 tries and 3 conversions while the South Africa Select side grabbed 4 tries and two conversions.
Eden Agero handed Kenya a perfect start after racingvto the tryline following a penalty awarded to the side.
Youngsted Angus Van Nierkerk Drew the South Africans level soon afterwards as he touched down under the posts for a converted try.
The South Africa Select side took the lead for the first time in the match just before the interval,making good use of a penalty awarded after Sammy Oliech had made a late challenge.
After resumption, Jeff Oluoch restored Kenya’s lead with a converted try but the South Africans responded with an unconverted try to take a 17-14 lead.
Eden Agero soon sealed his Brace as he went over for Shujaa’s third try of the match before the South Africa Select side grabbed a late winner to ensure the clash ended 24-21 in their favour.
With the win,south Africa finish top of the pool as Kenya 7s joins them in the semi finals after finishing second.