Kenya Lionesses pick up back to back victories, through to Hong Kong 7s quarters

By Game Yetu: Thursday, April 4th 2019 at 14:27 GMT +3 | Rugby
Kenya Lionesses in prayer before a match [Courtesy]

The Kenya Sevens women’s rugby team alias Kenya Lionesses are through to the quarter finals of the Hong Kong 7s.

This is following three successive victories against Uganda, Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea in the group stages.

In the first match, the Lionesses saw off East Africa neighbours Uganda 24-0 before humbling hosts Hong Kong 36-5 in the second fixture. They concluded the pool stages on a high, recording an emphatic 20-10 victory over Papua New Guinea.

They are now set to face Argentina in the quarter finals scheduled for 7 pm.

Should Kenya progress further, their chances of automatically qualifying for next season’s Women’s World Sevens Series increase. 

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