Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Hong Kong here we come

NAIROBI, Kenya March 17 – This will be one of the most thrilling contests given that the world cup in Dubai saw all the four big guns in the world of sevens lose out at the semi final stage, and they shall be looking to redeem themselves.

SEVENS_PRESIDENTSouth Africa, New Zealand, Fiji and England are licking their wounds and personally I am happy we weren’t drawn with any of them at least in Hong Kong.

The other twist to this very big tournament it that it carries the most points in the series and that it’s got huge prize money that even Kenya would be happy to pocket.

Honk Kong is the perfect kind of pool for anyone, we have landed Scotland who on a good day will beat anyone but we know that they have not been in great form of late.

USA have shown some fighting spirit in the last IRB tournaments but failed to spark during the World Cup so we want to capitalize on their loss of rhythm.

West Indies are a team that don’t play much but whenever they appear they feel that they can upset anyone, for them we will have to play clinical rugby.

In Australia, the Adelaide pool has the second best team in Africa, South Africa. They are still the top in this year’s circuit and definitely want revenge against their loss to us in Wellington so get ready for a cracker.

Japan always brings their speed and determination to the park and to beat them we need to be efficient with our plays.

And last in that group there is Cook Island, one of the most skilful teams anywhere but are let down by their fitness so outlasting them would do the trick.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

All in all it’s a good hunting fortnight for us and we are gearing up to it now.

The writer is the national sevens rugby coach.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


More on Capital Sports


NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...


NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved