Madrid 7s: Second place for Shujaa as Lionesses finish fifth
Vincent Onyala in action against the USA at the Madrid Sevens/Photo/Madrid Sevens
The national men’s sevens team, Shujaa claimed second place at the first round of the Madrid Sevens held in Spain on 20th and 21st February 2021.
The Innocent Simiyu coached side fell 21-14 to Argentina in the men’s final. They had earlier defeated Portugal 36-5, USA 36-5, Spain 19-5 before losing 21-7 to the Argentines in pool play.
The women’s team, Lionesses, lost all their fixtures as they finished fifth out of five teams in action. Felix Oloo’s charges lost 41-0 to Russia, 63-5 to France, 29-7 to USA, 10-7 to Spain and 15-7 to Poland before losing the fifth place playoff 12-10 to Spain.