Loss To South Africa Consigns Shujaa To The Challenge Trophy

Loss To South Africa Consigns Shujaa To The Challenge Trophy

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Shujaa dropped to the Challenge Trophy after a 10-35 loss to South Africa, coupled with Canada’s 28-14 win over France ruled out the possibility of them finishing in the top two in Pool B at the Hong Kong Sevens, the seventh round of the 2016/17 HSBC Sevens World Series.

Wernek Kok scored the first of his three tries, Branco du Preez converting for a 7-0 lead before du Preez scored and converted to double the lead. The Blitzbokke continued to impose themselves, du Preez converting Philp Snyman’s try to triple the lead, 21-0.

Nelson Oyoo would turn his marker inside out, going over the chalk to make it 21-5 at the break.
Dennis Ombachi joined Oyoo in landing his second try of the weekend but two more converted tries from Kok closed out the win for South Africa.

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