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Kenya Lionesses suffer third straight loss in Dubai

 Kenya Lionesses remained winless on day one of the Dubai 7s after losing 19-0 to Russia in the final match of pool A played on Thursday.
The first half ended ended scoreless. It was after Janet Okelo two attempts to score Kenya’s opener were disrupted by Alena Mikhaltsova. On the return from the break, Russia opened the scores through Baizat Khamidova .
Yellow card
Russian were reduced to six players after Daria Lushina was yellow carded for pulling Kenya’s player hair. The numerical disadvantage did not stop Russia from adding more points as they scored the second try through Alena Mikhaltsova.
Daria Noritsina sprinted on to add the third try for Russia. The try was their last one and it saw them pick the first win in the competition.
Earlier, Kenya suffered losses to New Zealand 34-7 and 27-12 to Ireland in the second match played on Thursday.

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