Kenya 7s are through to the Hamilton 7s ninth place semi-finals after a 21-5 win over Canada in the quarters played on Saturday at FMG Stadium.
Damian McGrath coached side will the winner of the match pitting Japan and Great Britain on Sunday 3:20 AM.
Shujaa, aimed to recover from a difficult group stage, where they had lost all their matches. The were able to take the lead early in the game, when Edmund Anya scored a try and Anthony Omondi converted, making it 7-0.
Canada were able to score a try through Brock Webster but were not able to convert it, leaving Kenya with a slight advantage at halftime.
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In the second half, Willy Ambaka scored the second try for Kenya and Omondi converted it, increasing Kenya’s lead to 14-5.
George Ooro Angeyo then scored his first try of the series towards the end of the first half, helping Kenya secure a 21-5 win.
Hamilton 7s quarterfinal schedule
Saturday 21 January
9TH PLACE QUARTER FINAL
Canada 5-21 Kenya 7s -11:30 PM
Samoa vs Spain- 11-52 PM
Sunday 22 January
Japan vs Great Britain : 00:14
Tonga vs Uruguay : 00:36
CUP QUARTER FINALS
South Africa vs France : 00:58
Fiji vs Argentina 01:20
USA vs Australia : 01:42
New Zealand vs Ireland : 02:04
13TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Canada vs Loser M27: 02:36
Loser M26 vs Loser M28 : 02:58
9TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Kenya 7s vs Winner M27 : 03:20
Winner M26 vs Winner M28 : 03:42
5TH PLACE SEMI FINAL
Loser M29 vs Loser M31 : 04:04
Loser M30vs Loser M32 : 04:26
CUP SEMI FINALS
Winner M29 vs Winner M31 : 04:48
Winner M30 vs Winner M32 : 05:12
13TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M33 vs Winner M34: 05:42
9TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M35 vs Winner M36 : 06:34
5TH PLACE PLAY-OFF
Winner M37 vs Winner M38 : 07:34
Loser M39 vs Loser M40 : 08:59
Winner M39 vs Winner M40 : 09:56