Kings of Rugby 7s: MMUST crowned champions at Dedan Kimathi

MMUST players pose for a photo during the opening round of the Kings of Rugby 7s tournament at the Dedan Kimathi University on 2 June, 2018/photo/courtesy

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) have won the opening round of the Kings of Rugby 7s tournament after defeating Kenyatta University 10-7 in the final staged at the Dedan Kimathi University grounds. 
To reach the final, the Ochieng’ Ahaya coached side blew aside Africa Nazarene 31-7 before eliminating defending overall champions USIU with a 24-5 score in the semi final.
Against Kenyatta University in the final, Timothy Mmasi and Elvis Amunya bagged five pointers each before Kenyatta utilized their numerical advantage following Simon Wekesa’s sinbin to pull one back.
The series’ next stop will be at the Technical University of Mombasa on 16th and 17th June.
Kings of Rugby Schedule
16th June -17th June – Technical University of Mombasa
30th June – 1St July – Kaimosi Friends
14th July – 15th July – Egerton
28th July – 29th July – University of Nairobi