Kenya 7s

Kenya 7s beat Canada to reach Hamilton 7s ninth-place semis

Kenya's Edmund Anya attacks against the Samoa defense on day one of the HSBC Hamilton Sevens at FMG Stadium Waikato on January 21, 2023. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby
Kenya's Edmund Anya attacks against the Samoa defense on day one of the HSBC Hamilton Sevens at FMG Stadium Waikato on January 21, 2023. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

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.

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

BRONZE FINAL
Loser M39 vs Loser M40 : 08:59

CUP FINAL
Winner M39 vs Winner M40 : 09:56

 

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