Kenya 7s will end the year at position eight on the 2022 World 7s Series Standings having managed an eighth and sixth-place finish in Dubai 7s tournaments.
Innocent Simiyi charges are on 22 points. In the two tournaments, Shujaa landed 28 tries and are ranked 11th above Canada (25) and Japan (12). The side managed 18 conversions and had a total of 176 points scored.
Three players have scored five tries and they top Kenya 7s scoring charts. Alvin Buffa Otieno who was last season’s top try-scorer scored had two tries in the first tournament and three in the second tournament for a total of five.
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Herman Humwa landed four tries for Shujaa in the first tournament and added one in the second tournament for a total of five. Johnstone Olindi topped the top try-scoring charts for Kenya in Dubai’s second tournament and he also has five tries.
Jeff Oluoch has four tries, Billy Odhiambo has scored three tries, Alvin Marube and Tony Omondi have two tries each while Levy Amunga, Timothy Mmasi and Edmund Anya have a try each.
Olindi tops Kenya’s points scorers charts with 33 points following five tries and four conversions. Omondi who had 11 conversions and two tries has 32 points. Humwa and Otieno are on 25 points.
Oluoch’s four tries have seen him contribute 20 points, Odhiambo has 15 points thanks to his three tries.
Oluoch leads the clean breaks chart with six followed by Otieno and Humwa with five each. Olindi and Odhiambo are tied on four each and close the top five.
Oluoch also had the most carries (47) while Odhiambo had 42 carries. Otieno 39, Humwa 27, Olindi 23 close the top five.
On the tacklers’ charts, Oluoch made 23 tackles, Bush Mwale 21, Odhiambo 19, Humwa 16 and Otieno 12. Shujaa now shift focus to 2022 where they are set to kick off their campaign with a trip to Spain for Malaga and Seville 7s in January.
Kenya 7s are in Pool D and they will battle with France, Canada and Wales. Wales are set to make a return after missing the 2021 7s Series and the opening two legs of the 2022 World 7s Series.