Kenya 7s through to Hong Kong 7s final
By Eric Njiru | Sun 08 Apr, 2018 11:25

Kenya 7s qualified for Hong Kong 7s cup final after beating New Zealand 21-12 in the second semifinal played on Sunday 8 April 2018 at the Hong Stadium. Shujàa will play Fiji in the cup final at 2pm after the latter beat South Africa 26-24.

The two sides met three weeks ago in the final of Vancouver 7s with Fiji winning 31-12. 

Also read Kenya 7s beat Scotland to reach Hong Kong 7s semis

Collins Injera scored two first half tries for Kenya with Quins winger Willy Ambaka adding one more in the second half to register the 21-12 win. 

A quick try by Nicole Amanaki , converted by Rocky Khan, had the All Blacks up 7-0 but within two minutes Injera's touchdown, accompanied by a top up by Sammy Oliech had the game level at 7-7. Injera was to add his second late in the half, Oliech adding the extras, to send Kenya to the breather with a 14-7 lead. 

Ambaka then added the third for Kenya in the 13th minute, Oliech sure with his boot after, for Kenya to hit a 21-7 lead. An unconverted Jona Nareki try for New Zealand settle the game at 21-12 as Kenya booked Fiji in a second straight final. 

Eric Njiru
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