Kenya 7s

Kenya 7s Toulouse campaign ends with Japan loss

Kenya 7s journey at the Toulouse 7s  ended with a 28-12 13th place semi-final loss to Japan in a match played on Sunday.

Moeki Fukushi scored the opening try for the Japanese after three minutes of play and it was converted f0r a 7-0 lead.  Taiga Ishida doubled the lead two minutes later after also grabbing a converted try.

Timo Fiti Sufia took the scores to 21-7 before Bush Mwale pulled back with a converted try for a 21-7 scoreline.

Japan’s Ishida returned to the scoresheet with a converted try after leaving Kenya’s defence well beaten for a 28-7.

Benson Salem Adoyo would grab his first try of the World 7s Series after Johnstone Olindi set him up with a grabber kick for Kenya’s second try.

The loss sees Kenya 7s end the tournament with just one win which came against Wales. Shujaa now shift focus on the London 7s scheduled for Twickenham next weekend.

Saturday 21 May (Timings in EAT)

9TH PLACE QUARTER-FINAL
Canada 19-21 Spain
South Africa 40-0 Japan
Kenya 14-26  Scotland
New Zealand 28-0  Wales

CUP QUARTER FINALS
Argentina 0-14 Ireland
Samoa 26-14 England
Australia 19-21 France
Fiji 19-17 USA

Sunday 22 May
13TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Canada 27-7 Wales
Japan 28-12 Kenya 7s

9TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Spain  vs New Zealand- 12:50 PM
Scotland vs South Africa -1:12 PM

5TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Argentina vs Australia 1:34 PM
USA vs England-1:56 PM

CUP SEMI FINALS
Ireland vs France 3:14 PM
Fiji vs Samoa 3:36 pm

13TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M33 vs Winner M34 -4:46 PM

9TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M35 vs Winner M36 – 5:08 PM
5TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M37 vs Winner M38 5:30 PM

BRONZE FINAL
Loser M39 vs Loser M40 6:29 PM

CUP FINAL
Winner M40 vs Winner M39- 7:26

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