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Kenya 7s star Willy Ambaka wins European Club 7s Championship with Narvskaya

Kenyan International Willy Ambaka won the European Rugby Club 7s Championship with Russian side Narvskaya Zastava Rugby Club on Sunday in a tournament held at St Petersburg on 4-5 September.

Zastava coached by former Kenya 7s assistant Coach Vuyo Zangqa also has Kenyan International Oscar Ouma. The side beat Lithuanian side Baltrex 31-14 in the final to win the Championship.

Ambaka landed two tries in the victory that saw them walk away with 20,000 pounds which is equivalent to Kshs. 3 Million.

To reach the final the side won two pools matches, beating Academy 31-0 and Posnania Poznzań 45-7 while they drew 14-14 with Samurai.

In the knock out stage, they saw off Switzers Geneva Rugby 22-14 before whipping Dukla Club 59-5 in the semis.

The tournament held at St. Petersburg was attended by the 12 strongest European teams from England, Spain, Italy, Poland, Russia, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Sacartwell, Blatarus and Lithuania.

Willy Ambaka in action for Zastava. Photo Courtesy/Zastava

Zastava results

Zastava 31-14 Baltrex

Semis

Zastava 59-5 Dukla

Quarters

Zastava 22-14 Geneva

Pools

Zastava 31-0 Academy

Zastava 14-14 Samurai

Zastava 45-7 Posnania Poznzań

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