Rugby: Shujaa star Oscar Dennis in hospital after accident

Kenya's Shuja Oscar Dennis in action against Burundi during the first day of 2015 Safari sevens rugby tournament at Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani on Oct. 3 2015. [PHOTO:DENNIS OKEYO/STANDARD]

Kenya 7s star Oscar Dennis has been admitted to hospital after being involved in an accident.

According to the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU), the Nondies RFC player, who is still in the hospital, was on Tuesday evening involved in an accident in Karen, Nairobi.

"One of the star Kenya 7s players Oscar Dennis was last evening involved in a car accident that resulted in a seriously damaged leg. He was rushed to a hospital and we're praying for a full recovery,” read the statement by KRU.

Reports indicate that Dennis was on his bike at the junction of Bogani road and Quarry Lane in Karen, Nairobi when he was hit by a car.

Fresh from winning the World Tens Series with SX10 franchise side, Dennis had arrived back in Kenya this week from Bermuda.

He was among 29 players invited by KRU to start training for the upcoming HSBC World Sevens Series.

Kenya Rugby Union has this month invited National Team players for medical and physical assessments as we prepare for the upcoming season

Due to the covid19 pandemic and following guidelines put in place by the government as well as World Rugby, KRU started with Shujaa who underwent their covid19 tests on Monday.

Among the players called include Andrew Amonde, Vincent Onyala, Jacob Ojee, Dennis Ombachi and Brian Tanga among others.

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