Kenya Sevens will for the second leg running come up against fellow continental powerhouse South Africa when the 7th leg of the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in Hong Kong, April 7-9.
Shujaa and the Blitzboks clashed in the Vancouver 7s group stages with the latter winning 15-5 and the duo have been paired again in a tricky Pool B in Hong Kong, Canada and France the other members.
South Africa are running away with the title but their march was blipped a bit by England who beat them in the Canada 7s final last weekend. Kenya on the other hand are having an average season and were bundled out in the Challenge Trophy semifinal in Vancouver where they collected only 5 points.
Innocent Simiyu's boys dropped down a spot to 12th and risk further drop if they don't pick up form. Only four legs remain.
England, seeded first in Hong Kong are in Group A alongside Australia, Samoa and South Korea. Reigning Series champions Fiji headline a tough Pool C which also has New Zealand, walesyand Japan. USA, Argentina, Scotland and Russia will compete for honors from Group D.
Hong Kong 7s Pools
Pool A: England, Australia, Samoa, South Korea
Pool B: South Africa, Canada, Kenya, France
Pool C: Fiji, New Zealand, Wales, Japan
Pool D: USA, Argentina, Scotland, Russia
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