Kenya Shujaa win Safari Sevens International Championship
Kenya Shujaa have gained the Safari Sevens International Championship, which ended the day gone by withinside the East African united states of america. Nigeria’s Stallions, who misplaced towards Germany, Zimbabwe and Kenya Shujaa withinside the commencing video games of the two-day invitational championship, additionally misplaced their very last video games the day gone by to Chipu (19-0) and 19 to fourteen to South Africa’s All Stars.
Players’ consultant withinside the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) board, and ex Stallions captain, Azeez Ladipo, stated the final results of the opposition become now no longer what the u . s . a . expected.
“This isn’t always the outcomes we wanted, however it is right to be returned gambling after a two-yr lay- off. Thanks to our friends @officialkru @safari7s for the invite.
“Big way to all Stallions 7s gamers involved. Now, we regroup and go back more potent than ever. This is the primary global championship Nigeria’s Stallions can be taking part in after an extended damage pressured via way of means of COVID-19 regulations final yr,” he stated.
Nigeria attended the Kenya Safari Championship, which had 12 groups, to expose Rugby Africa that it is prepared to get again to the worldwide circuit any time the ban located at the usa through Rugby Africa is lifted.
Nigeria Stallions officers stated the group’s overall performance on the tourney changed into commendable because of the truth that they performed towards groups which have been schooling collectively and are properly sponsored and prompted to provide their best.
The coaches mentioned that the Nigerian group, prepare inside a brief period, have the capacity to excel in extra worldwide engagements if properly controlled and sponsored.”
NRFF President, Dr. Ademola Are, stated Nigeria competed on the tourney to advantage extra revel in and publicity from different worldwide groups after an extended destroy.
Nigeria Stallions have been drawn in Pool A along Germany, Zimbabwe and pinnacle seed Kenya Shujaa, on the Kenya Safari Sevens Tournament.
The group’s technical group became led through Coach Gbenga Adeniran, James Eakyns served as crew manager, at the same time as Gerald O. turned into the physiotherapist.