Connect with us

General News

Rugby ladies’ team to play New Zealand in Dubai sevens

Published

on


KBC_Facebook-728x90

National rugby ladies’ team Kenya Lionesses will open their 2018 HSBC Series Dubai sevens round with a match against New Zealand this Thursday.

The Kelvin Wambua charges are in pool A of the championship which is scheduled to end on 30th this month.

The Lionesses who were invited to participate in the second leg of the Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai by virtue of being the African champions will take on New Zealand, Ireland and Russia in their Pool “A” of the opening day.

Wambua’s side comprises of some debutants including hooker Sophie Ayieta, Fly-half Sarah Oluche and winger Diana Awino.

Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 22163

They are joined by props Stella Wanjala and Christabel Tata and fly-half Anne Goreti, who were in the Africa Cup Sevens winning team.

Lionesses will be using this championship to prepare for next year’s 2019-2020 World Sevens Series qualifiers and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

kbc_Twitter-728x90-new

Tell Us What You Think




Comments

comments

Advertisement
Loading...
Loading...

Facebook

Loading...

Trending

Kenyan Digest