The University of Johannesburg were crowned the Africa University 7s Championship in Uganda after beating Martyrs 12-0 in the Final at Imps College on Sunday.
Two tries were enough for the South African side to win the Championship. To reach the finals the side knocked out Kenyan side USIU at the semis following a 22-0 win. In the Quarterfinals, they had beaten MUBS 42-0. Martyrs, on the other hand, eliminated Makerere and Kenyatta University to reach the finals
The two-day tournament saw 10 teams participate, three from Kenya that is Kenyatta University, Kibabii University and United States(USIU) International University.
Makerere university beat USIU 10-0 to clinch the third position while Kenyatta University settled for the fifth position after seeing off Uganda Christian University 19-0.
Kibabii, on the other hand, were not lucky as they took the 10th position losing to Botswana University of Science and Technology 20-0.
Here are the full results:
University of Johannesburg 12 -0 Uganda Marty’s University
Makerere University 10-0 USIU
Kenyatta University 19 UCU
Kyambogo University 17-0 MUBS
Botswana University 20-0 Kibabi University
University of Johannesburg 22 – 00 USIU
UMU 17 – 12 Kenyatta University