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Kenya 7s settle in Vegas
By Eric Njiru | Tue 26 Feb, 2019 09:35

Kenya 7s arrived in America on Sunday ahead of this weekend's fifth round of the 2018/19 HSBC World Sevens Series -Las Vegas 7s at Sam Boyd Stadium.

The Las Vegas 7s kicks-off on Saturday with Kenya set to take on hosts USA at 3.50am. The second pool B match for Kenya will be against France at 6.29am on Saturday before closing with Argentina at 11.58pm. 

According to head coach Paul Murunga, the Shujaa did "stretches on Monday with Tuesday set to be gym session. Wednesday will be field day, rest on Thursday and game day on Friday."

Heading to Vegas 7s, Kenya sits 13th in the HSBC World Sevens Series standings with 12 points, just one above Japan who occupy position 15- the relegation point. 

Last season, Kenya reached Cup quarters at Las Vegas only to be knocked by Argentina (17-12) before losing 21-26 to Australia in plate semis. 

Kenya 7s Squad to Las Vegas and Vancouver 7s 2019
Jacob Ojee, Vincent Onyala, Daniel Taabu, Johnstone Olindi, Brian Wahinya, Bush Mwale, Brian Wandera, Cyptian Kuto, Edmund Anya, Herman Humwa, Charles Omondi, Michael Agevi.

Las Vegas 7s
Saturday March 2, 2019

2am Australia vs Wales
2.22am Fiji vs Scotland 
2.44am Spain vs Canada 
3.06am New Zealand vs Samoa 
3.28am France vs Argentina 
3.50am USA vs Kenya 
4.12am South Africa vs Japan 
4.34am England vs Chile 

5.01am Australia vs Scotland 
5.23am Fiji vs Wales
5.45am Spain vs Samoa 
6.07am New Zealand vs Canada 
6.29am France vs Kenya 
6.51am USA vs Argentina 
7.13am South Africa vs Chile 
7.35am England vs Japan 

Saturday March 2, 2019 

10.30pm Wales vs Scotland 
10.52pm Fiji vs Australia 
11.14pm Canada vs Samoa 
11.36pm New Zealand vs Spain
11.58pm Argentina vs Kenya 
00.26 USA vs France 
00.48 Japan vs Chile 
01.10 England vs South Africa 

03.08: Challenge Trophy Quarters 
4.46am Cup quarters 

Sunday March 3, 2019 

10pm 13th Place Semifinal 
10.44pm Challenge Trophy semifinal 
11.28pm 5th Place semifinal 
00.12 Cup semis 
3.30am Cup final 


Eric Njiru
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