Machine, Blad forced out of Driftwood 7s after accident

Mean Machine and Blak Blad were involved in the accident at Mtindo Andei while they were headed to Mombasa for the Driftwood 7s on Friday and they have been forced out the tournament.
According to the club’s coach Ramseyfield Matekwa those who picked injuries were rushed to the nearby hospital where they are undergoing treatment.  His statement revealed that they will not honour Driftwood 7s but they hope to available for Christie and Dala 7s.
The University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University sides were travelling together to Mombasa.
Full statement
Unfortunately, Mean Machine has regretfully withdrawn from the #Driftwood7s due to road accident the team had this early morning at Mtitu Andei.
We have a few casualties that have been rushed to the nearby hospital, we know and pray that all will be well. We request for your prayers as the #Eschuma Family. We wish them all a speedy recovery either physically or emotionally.
We are sorry for the inconveniences, for we will not be able to participate in #Driftwood7s , but we still have one of the strongest team ever assembled for the #Dala7s and #Christies7s event.

Kenya Rugby Union has promoted MMUST and Nothern Suburbs to replace them. Machine were in Pool A alongside Homeboyz, Mombasa and Oilers while Blad were in Pool B together with Nakuru, Kisii and Kisumu.
“Mean Machine and Blak Blad will NOT participate at the Driftwood Sevens div 1 as they were involved in a minor, non-fatal traffic accident after Mtito a Ndei and have withdrawn from the tournament. We have resultantly promoted Masinde Muliro to POOL B & Northern Suburbs to POOL A KRU tweeted.


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