Pools for the second Tournament of the Emirates Invitational 7s which is slated for Thursday 8 and Friday 9 April 2021 at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai have been released.
Kenya 7s will be in Pool Blue once again and they will face Spain, Canada and their neighbours Uganda in the pool stage matches. Last weekend’s winners Argentina will play against Chile, Japan and France in the pool Red.
Shujaa’s first match will see them play Uganda before taking on Canada and Spain in the final two matches of day one. Kenya Lionesses, on the other hand, will play against Canada, France and Japan on day one.
After the pool stage matches, the Men’s tournament will head to the knock out phase, starting with the quarterfinal stage. The ladies tournament is adopting a round-robin format.
Kenya 7s finished third at the first round of the Emirates Invitational 7s following a 31-14 win over Japan in the third place-playoffs played at the Sevens Stadium.
The side won three games out of the six played on Friday and Saturday last week. The Lionesses on the other hand lost all their matches in the competition.
Emirates Invitational 7s Pools:
Pool Red: Argentina, Chile, Japan, France
Pool Blue: Canada, Kenya, Spain, Uganda