USIU grab second spot at the East African games

KRU Championship side USIU finished second in the East African Rugby 7s games held at Dodoma on Friday 21 December.

With only three participants, the tournament was played on a round robin format and the top two seeded teams faced off in the finals. In the finals, USIU lost 19-12 to Kyambogo University. Aggrey Oguna and Joe Awori tries were not enough to send them past Kyambogo.

Their opening two matches saw them beat Makerere 14-12, Eluid Mulakoli bagged a brace as the side went on to pick a win. In the second match of the day, Aggrey Oguna and Collins Nato scored a try each as they were held to a 12-12 draw by Kyambogo.

Eaug 2018 results

Finals USIU 12-19 Kyambogo

Round Robin

USIU 14-12 Makerere
USIU 12-12 Kyambogo
Makerere5-5 Kyambogo

USIU Squad: Tobias Omondi, Collins Nato, Aggrey Oguna -C, Jeffrey Kiragu, Joe Awori, Kelvin Munene, Philip Baya, Dennis Lusweti, Eliud Mulakoli-vc, Charles Kuka, Wilfred Odhiambo, Fred Okoth, Godfrey Kiragu

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