E Embu 7s
New date for Embu 7s
By Eric Njiru | Tue 22 May, 2018 12:28

Third edition of Embu 7s will be held on Saturday June 23 and Sunday 24, 2018 at Embu Stadium according to host side Embu RFC. 

Embu RFC chairman Moses Mukabane says the tournament will kick-off on Friday with Schools competition as they target to have 16 elite teams for division 1.

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"We have approached a number of teams and sponsors to come on board for the tournament and so far we have KenGen and the County (Embu) Government," said Mukabane. 

Mukabane told Raga House that he has invited teams like Kabras, Impala, Nondies, Homeboyz, KCB and locally based teams like Chuka Vikings as well as nationwide outfits Makueni RFC.

In 2017, Samurai Sevens beat Nationwide side Northern Suburbs Cubs 20-7 to lift the Embu 7s title. They ran in four tries four unconverted tries against Suburbs' converted touch down. 

Other teams that graced the 2017 event include Nondies, Strathmore Leos, Kiambu RFC, Catholic Monks, Chuka Vikings, Meru RFC Siakago Gorillas and Rwika. 

Embu RFC is a Kenya Rugby Union affiliate that competes in the Central nationwide league that involves teams from Central province and Upper Eastern.

Eric Njiru
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