Zimbabwe Beat Shujaa to Win Africa 7s

Kenya finished runners up to champions Zimbabwe as curtains came down on the 2018  Africa 7s Championship held in Tunisia

Shujaa, who alongside Zimbabwe had reached the final unbeaten, lost in the ultimate showdown 17-5.

The southern Africans were the first on the scoreboard landing a center post try to take the 7 point lead with three minutes to the end of the first half.

Shujaa’s attacking pace saw them land their solitary try through Brian Wahinya with seconds to stoppage time. Taabu’s conversion attempt was unsuccessful as the team’s headed for half time with the Cheetahs leading 7-5.

Zimbabwe’s Kumadiro would dash for the try line right from kick off extending his side’s lead to 12-5 as the conversion went wide.

In a bid to get back in the game, Shujaa through Derrick Keyoga would sprint into Zimbabwe’s half but was tackled and the ball reaped. Relentless Zimbabwe were now headed for Kenya’s try line and the visit was successful as they landed their third try after two offloads.

 

Shujaa’s scorecard at the #Africa7s

Vs Botswana 49-0 (Pool)
Vs Morocco 41-0 (Pool)
Vs Zambia 33-7 (Cup QF)
Vs Madagascar 36-5 (Cup SF)
Vs Zimbabwe 5-17 (Cup Final)

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