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Hana pip Koyonzo to FEASSSA 7s title, Namilyango crowned EA 15s champs

Koyonzo High School in a past event. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo
Koyonzo High School in a past event. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo

Hana International School are the Federation of East African Secondary Schools Sports Association FEASSSA Rugby 7s Champions after emerging top in the round robin tournament.

The Ugandan side went into the final day with an upper hand as they had two games in hand and were on top of the standings. Final day wins against Elerai SS (33-0) and Jinja SS (21-12) saw them win the title.

Koyonzo win East African silver

Kenyan Champions Koyonzo High School finished second in the FEASSSA 7s after picking 12 points. Koyonzo’s first loss in the shorter version came against Hana on Monday and put a dent to their hopes of bagging the title on their maiden appearance.

Koyonzo coached by Oscar Okaron and Elly Okwemba beat Butula High School 21-7 on the final day to grab the second spot.

It was their third successive win over Butula, they had earlier beaten Butula in the Western Region finals and in the National finals.

Koyonzo Rugby Tea m after winning the Nationals. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo.

Koyonzo Rugby Tea m after winning the Nationals. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo.

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Jinja SS bagged a bronze while Butula finished fourth in the competition held in Arusha.

In 15s, Namilyango were crowned Champions after winning three matches. They defeated Makerere University 14-0 to end the tournament with 14 points.

Namilyango 15s team. Photo Courtesy/ Philip Kairu.

Namilyango 15s team. Photo Courtesy/ Philip Kairu.

FEASSSA Rugby results:

Saturday 17 September

FEASSSA Rugby 15s

Elerai 0-5 Makerere

Namilyango 24-5 Budo

FEASSSA Rugby 7s

Ntaare 0-17 Koyonzo

Elerai 10-26 Jinja SS

Hannah 26-7 Butula

Koyonzo 15-12 Elerai

Hannah 29-12 Ntaare

Monday Results

FEASSA Rugby 7s

Elerai 5-26Butula
Ntaare 0-17 Jinja
Koyonzo 15-19 Hannah
Ntaare 5-25 Butula
Koyonzo 10-7 Jinja

FEASSA Rugby 15s

Makerere 5-22 Budo
Namilyango 27-3 Elerai

Wednesday 21 September

FEASSSA Rugby 15s

Elerai 3-33 Kings College -15s

Namilyango 14-0 Makerere -15s

FEASSA Rugby 7s

Elerai 033 Hanna -7s

Butula 7-12 Jinja- 7s

Elerai 5-19 Ntare -7s

Hanna 21-12 Jinja 7s

Koyonzo 21-7 Butula 7s

East African Rugby Games Medal List:

Rugby 7s:

  1. Hana International – Gold
  2. Koyonzo – Silver
  3. Jinja SS- Bronze

Rugby 15s:

    1. Namilyango – Gold
    2. Buddo – Silver
    3. Makerere – Bronze

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