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SA beat Kenya Lionesses to qualify for 2021 World Cup
By Eric Njiru | Sat 17 Aug, 2019 17:40

Kenya Lionesses lost 0-39 to South Africa to see their dream of qualifying directly for 2021 Women's rugby world cup fade away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in South Africa.

Kenya however still has another chance as they'll play the best-placed team from South America for a place in the global repechage- a final chance qualification for the World Cup featuring best losers from all World Rugby regions.

Zintle Mpupha, Lindelwa Gwala, Tayla Kinsey, Rights Mkhari, Mathrin Simmers, Aseza Hele and Snenhlanha Shozi were on target for South Africa who scored seven tries with Kinsey adding the extras.

Defending champions and 2021 hosts New Zealand, England, France, USA, Canada, Australia and Wales have already confirmed their places with a top seven placing at WRWC 2017. South Africa joins them.

In the lead up to the final match against South Africa, Kenya Lionesses had beaten Uganda and Madagascar.

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