Ouma strikes late to help Kenya 7s beat France 7s in Canada

Ouma strikes late to help Kenya 7s beat France 7s in Canada

Ouma strikes late to help Kenya 7s beat France 7s in Canada

Kenya 7s came from behind to beat France 7s 14-7  in their opening Pool C match on Day 1 of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens at the BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, Canada.

Skipper Oscar Ouma provided the much-needed late try after Sammy Oliech's try had levelled the score earlier. Oliech made the two conversions.

France led 7-0 at the half time from a Paulin Riva try and a Jean Barraque conversion.

Shujaa will be up against Spain next before a tougher assignment against Fiji on early Sunday.

Kenya 7s earned 10 points from the last round in Las Vegas for a total tally of 45 points from the five rounds .Kenya is curently 8th in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series standings. South Africa top the world followed by New Zealand.

Vancouver Schedule (Kenyan time)

Saturday 10th March, 2018

  • Kenya 7s 14-7 France 7s

 

Sunday 11th March, 2018

  • Kenya 7s vs Spain 7s  at 00:46am
  • Fiji 7s vs Kenya 7s  at 4:40am

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