Samurai Dethrone Shujaa To Lift Safari Sevens Title

Nov 11 - by SPN Correspondent for sportpesa news

Kenya's second side Morans finish third with 12-5 win over Spain at RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi

Samurai lift the 2018 Safari 7s title at RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi on Sunday, November 11, 2018. PHOTO/KRU

  • Ruan Mostert got the scoring underway with Augstine Lugonzo converting for a 7-0 lead before Daniel Taabu’s blazing run resulted in Johnstone Olindi scoring and converting to level up the scores
  • A 43-7 win over Namibia was enough to guarantee Red Wailers seventh place while Mwamba were ninth overall with a 17-12 win over Apache

NAIROBI, Kenya- Samurai reclaimed the Safari Sevens crown with a 21-14 victory over Shujaa in a pulsating final at the RFUEA Ground on Sunday.

Ruan Mostert got the scoring underway with Augstine Lugonzo converting for a 7-0 lead before Daniel Taabu’s blazing run resulted in Johnstone Olindi scoring and converting to level up the scores.

Kurtlee Arendse and Taabu would trade converted tries to level up the scores at 14-14 before Angus Van Niekerk popped up with the late try, Lugonzo adding the extras to confirm the result and a first title since their 2015 success at Kasarani.

Morans finished third with a 12-5 win over Spain as Portugal defeated Homeboyz 31-7 to claim fifth place.

A 43-7 win over Namibia was enough to guarantee Red Wailers seventh place while Mwamba were ninth overall with a 17-12 win over Apache.

Uganda stopped their second string side Emerging Uganda 22-17 to finish eleventh overall.

-Report by www.kru.co.ke