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Kenya Simbas fall to Germany in Repechage final clash

Kenya Simbas ended their Repechage campaign without a win following a 43-6 loss to Germany in the last match played at Stade Delort, Marseille.
The Germans went to the break leading 12-6. Kenya Simbas were the first on the scoresheet after Sammy Oliech drilled in a penalty. Their opponents responded via a converted try by Hooker Kurt Haupt.
Simbas attempt to cut the gap to a point was thwarted after Oliech’s kick bounced off the post. His third attempt was a success and the side was just a point away.


Germany widened the gap again after a rolling maul that saw  Sebastian Ferreira dot their second try of the match just before halftime.
Just like the previous two matches, Kenya Simbas let in more points in the final half.  Jaco Otto got his name on the scoresheet as they added two tries to lead 26-6.
Two more tries by Sebastian Ferreira saw him bag a hattrick in the match as the side went 38-6 up. Harris Aounallah scored the final try as they crossed the 40 points mark.
Germany squad: 1 Jörn Schröder, 2 Kurt Haupt, 3 Matthias Schösser, 4 Michael Poppmeier (capt.), 5 Eric Marks, 6 Sebastian Ferreira, 7 Jaco Otto, 8 Ayron Schramm, 9 Sean Armstrong, 10 Raynor Parkinson, 11 Marcel Coetzee, 12 Hagen Schulte, 13 Wynston Cameron-Dow, 14 Steffen Liebig, 15 Christopher Hilsenbeck
Replacements: 16 Dasch Barber, 17 Julius Nostadt, 18 Samy Füchsel, 19 Timo Vollenkemper, 20 Jarrid Els, 21 Tim Menzel, 22 Marcel Henn, 23 Harris Aounallah
Kenya Simbas 1. Patrick Ouko 2.Philip Ikambili 3.Joseph Odero 4.Wilson Kopondo (C) 5.Malcolm Onsando 6. George Nyambua 7. Elkeans Musonye 8. Joshua Chisanga 9. Samson Onsomu 10. Sammy Oliech 11.Willy Ambaka 12.Leo Seje Owade 13.Peter Kilonzo 14.Darwin Mukidza 15.Tony Onyango
Replacements: 16. Ephraim Oduor 17. Moses Amusala 18. Oliver Mang’eni 19. Andrew Amonde 20. Martin Owilah 21. Felix Ayange 22. Collins Injera 23. William Reeve

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