Kenya Sevens, for the umpteenth time, dropped to the second-rate Challenge Trophy competititon after they lost two of their three group matches at the Vancouver 7s in Canada.
Shujaa, winners of the trophy in Wellington and Las Vegas, will be gunning for a third title but first have to get past Scotland who they'll play in the Challenge Trophy quarters.
Innocent Simiyu's side put a failry decent fight in a tough group, losing 28-14 to England before going down 15-5 to runaway series leaders and group winners South Africa.
A 26-19 success over Chile, who were leading 19-0 at the breather, all but secured the local boys third spot in Group A
booked Scotland in the Vancouver 7s challenge trophy quarters on Sunday March 12, 2017 at 7.30pm in Canada.
Scotland on the other hand finished last in their group after a 12-10 defeat at the hands of to Russia.
Other teams in the trophy challenge are France and Samoa who Kenya beat in the Vegas final, Chile, Wales, Japan and Russia.
Challenge Trophy QFs:
Kenya vs Scotland
Wales vs Japan
France vs Samoa
Russia vs Chile
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