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Kenya Lionesses in Africa 7s pool B
By Eric Njiru | Tue 05 Sep, 2017 13:39

Kenya Lionesses are banded in pool B of the 2017 Africa Cup sevens set for September 16 and 17 in Tunisia.

The Kevin Wambua coached side will play Zimbabwe, Senegal and Madagascar.

Defending champions South Africa are seeded top with Uganda, Morocco and hosts Tunisia joining in pool A.

The winner will gain automatic entry into the 2018 Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens.

In 2016, Kenya finished second after losing 22-17 to South Africa in Zimbabwe.  Zim finished third with a 24-10 win over Uganda.

Sixteen will teams play at the women's World Cup Sevens. Four teams automatically qualified by reaching the semifinals at the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens. Additionally, the top four teams not already qualified from the 2016-17 Women's World Sevens Series also qualified. The remaining eight places will be filled via continental qualifiers.

Eric Njiru
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