Past action between Kenya 7s and France/photo/courtesy

First win for Kenya 7s in London


Kenya registered her first win at the ongoing London 7s after edging France 24-21 in a clash staged at the Twickenham stadium this Saturday 2 June. 
Kenya scored through four tries and two conversions against three tries and two conversions by France.
Shujaa went into the clash looking for their first win after playing to a 19-all draw against USA in their opener on Saturday afternoon.
Innocent Simiyu’s charges will tackle England at 8:16pm in their final pool match.
Collins Injera opened the scoring for Kenya with an unconverted try after receiving an offload from Nelson Oyoo but the French would respond as they landed a try courtesy of Stephen Parez which was converted to take a 7-5 lead.
Great work by Jeffrey Oluoch on the left would set up Willy Ambaka for Kenya’s first converted try and second of the match.
Great interchange of passes between Andrew Amonde and Billy Odhiambo would see the latter hand Shujaa a converted try, taking a 19-7 advantage to the breather.
France would strike twice with two converted tries in succession to take a 21-19 lead but it was Kenya who had the final say as Injera raced from deep into his own half to land a five pointer, sealing a 24-21 win for Innocent Simiyu’s charges.
London 7s results so far
Kenya 24-21 France
Fiji 39-12 Scotland
New Zealand 36-5 Argentina
Australia 20-12 Wales
Spain 10-38 Ireland
South Africa 17-7 Canada
Samoa 17-29 Russia
England 34-0 France
Kenya 19-19 USA
Fiji 28-19 Argentina
New Zealand 24-12 Scotland
Australia 33-7 Ireland
Spain 24-12 Wales
South Africa 31-0 Russia
Samoa 0-14 Canada

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