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Cecil Afrika to lead Boks squad for Safari 7s

South Africa’s Cecil Afrika dives to make a try during a past World Rugby Sevens tournament

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13 – Experienced play maker Cecil Afrika will lead the South Africa squad that will travel to Nairobi for the Safari Sevens scheduled for October 18th to 20th at the RFUEA Ground.

Afrika, a Blitzbok mainstay since debuting on the Sevens World Series during the 2009/2010 season is South Africa’s all time points scorer, having amassed a total of 1,440 points, a statistic that places him sixth overall on the Sevens World Series all time list.

The squad will also include Siviwe Soyizwapi, Stedman Gans and Selvyn Davids who have World Sevens Series experience and will look to challenge for the Robin Cahill Trophy at the close of business on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Defending champions Samurai have also named a strong squad for their title defense. The squad is laden with several players who have World Sevens Series or academy experience with their countries.

These include the team captain Australian Tom Connor ( Australia), and his deputy W.J. Strydom who hails from South Africa.

Samurai Safari 7s squad

Jamie Anderson( England), Josh Bassingthwaite (South Africa), Tom Connor ( Australia), Ronnie du Randt ( England), Richard Mill ( Scotland), Ruan Mostert (South Africa), Dewald Naude (South Africa), Pierre Peres ( France), Dylan Pietsch ( Australia), Nico Pouplot (France), Hayden Sargeant ( Australia), WJ Strydom ( South Africa), Charlie Tupu ( Australia)

Management

Terry Sands (Director of Rugby), Nick Wakely (Head Coach), Ian Campbell-McGeachy (Coach), Chris Roberts (Coach), Fahad Adil (Manager), George Odhiambo ( Physio), Kai Adams (Physio),Stuart Cameron (Media), Lyle Asiligwa (Liaison)

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Blitzboks Safari 7s squad

Cecil Afrika, Siviwe Soyizwapi, Stedman Gans, Selvyn Davids, Angelo Davids, Darren Adonis, Qamani Kota, Shilton Van Wyk, James Murphy, Christoffel Grobbelaar, Impi Visser, Divan Enslin

Management: Renfred Dazel (Coach), Ashley Evert (Manager), Hugh Everson (Physio)

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