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Chipu down Brazil to bag first win at World Junior trophy
By Eric Njiru | Sun 14 Jul, 2019 02:40

Fly half Dominic Coulson scored a last minute penalty to hand Kenya U20 a 26-24 win over hosts Brazil at the ongoing World Junior trophy on Sunday morning in Brazil. 

 Brazil had come from 17 points down to lead Kenya U20 23-24 but Culson gave the young Simbas a last laugh.

Dominic Coulson's points and Geoffrey Okwach's try saw Kenya lead 13-10 at the interval before taking a 23-10 within seven minutes in the second half.

 Brazil however fought back to score on the right wing and in between the posts to go 23-24 up before Coulson slotted in the three pointer.

Kenya now has one win from the competition while Brazil remains winless. On Wednesday, they lost 11-63 to Uruguay.

Other matches on matchday 2 saw Portugal beat Canada 49-21, Japan beat Uruguay 46-31 and Tonga dismiss Hong Kong 64-12.

Kenya's next match is against Japan on Wednesday at 11pm.

Round 2 results 

Kenya 26 Brazil 24 

Portugal 49 Canada 21 

Japan 46 Uruguay 31 

 Tonga 64 Hong Kong 12

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Kenya Cup   Chipu   Kenya U20  
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