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Kenya Lionesses confirmed for Dubai 7s
By Eric Njiru | Wed 20 Nov, 2019 12:51

Kenya Lionesses will feature in the International Invitational Women’s Category in Dubai where they have been grouped in Pool C alongside Arukas Queen Kumagaya, Belsevens, Tokyo Sankyu Phoenix and France 7s Development. 

They will start with two fixtures on Thursday 5th December, playing Tokyo Sankyu Phoenix at 12.40pm EAT before taking on France 7s Development at 5.40pm.  Their remaining pool fixtures will be played on Friday 6th December, starting with a clash against Belsevens at 12.20pm before taking on Aruka Queen Kumagaya at 2.20pm

Last month saw Kenya Lionesses qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics 7s after reaching cup final at the ongoing Africa 7s in Tunisia. 

Kenya went on to lose 15-14 to South Africa in the cup final at but the Springbok Women cannot qualify for Tokyo 7s. 

Apart from Olympics, Kenya Lionesses also qualified for HSBC World Sevens Series qualification tournament that will run con-currently with Hong Kong 7s in April 2020.

-Additional material from kru.co.ke

Eric Njiru
Award-winning, bold, independent Rugby Journalist and Radio Presenter in Kenya, Southern Hemisphere. Experience in Match-Day Reporting, News and Interviews. Covering Kenya 7s around the World. Email: ericnjiru41@gmail.com +254726205521
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