Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Kenya

Kenya to face Malaysia in Delhi

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 1- The pool stage for the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament has been revised following the withdrawal of Namibia.Kenya alongside original rivals Samoa and Papua New Guinea have been joined in Pool C by Malaysia.

Uganda who were scheduled to meet Kenya in New Delhi take up Namibia’s place in Pool D where they will lock horns with 2006 silver medalists England, Australia and Sri Lanka.

The rest of the draw remains unchanged.

Benjamin Ayimba’s charges will open their account against Malaysia on October 11 at 2.14pm Kenyan time and then face Papua New Guinea at 5.40pm before closing their encounter against another favourite and International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens champions Samoa at 8.46pm.

The squad departs for the sub continent on October 4.

Draw:

Pool A: New Zealand, Scotland, Canada, Guyana
Pool B: South Africa, Wales, Tonga, India
Pool C: Samoa, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia
Pool D: England, Australia, Uganda, Sri Lanka

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

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

NFL

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...

Athletics

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

Athletics

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

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