A total of 14 teams have so far confirmed their participation in the Safari Sevens which will be held on 30th and 31st October at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
There are a total of 10 confirmations in the men’s competition thus far. They include South Africa All Stars, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Samurai, Red Wailers, Stallion Sevens Nigeria, KCB, Kenya U20, Kenya Shujaa and Kenya Morans.
There are 4 confirmations in the women’s competition including Zimbabwe, South Africa Select as well as the two Kenya Lionesses squads. More confirmations and information around the tournament is expected in subsequent.
First played in 1996, the Safari Sevens returns after it’s cancellation in 2020 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic which paralyzed sporting activities globally.
Previous Safari Sevens Winners
1996- Public Schools Wanderers (U.K)
1998-Bristol University (England)
1999- Public Schools Wanderers (U.K)
2001- British Army (U.K)
2002- British Army (U.K)
2003 – Kenya
2006- Emerging Springboks (South Africa)
2007- Emerging Springboks (South Africa)
2012- South Africa Elite Player Development
2014 -Welsh Warriors (Wales)
2017 - EVENT CANCELLED
2020 - EVENT CANCELLED
*The tournament was cancelled in 2017 due to the prevailing political situation in the country as result of that year's General Election while the Covid-19 pandemic led to its cancellation in 2020
-By KRU Media