Kenya ended the primary leg of the 2023 World Rugby 7s collection in dramatic trend on Sunday, November 6, as star participant Kevin Wekesa was proven a pink card within the first half.
The 33-year-old scored the opening attempt of the match to present Kenya the lead in opposition to Uruguay, however lack of self-discipline made him to be despatched off a couple of minutes later.
Wekesa acquired two yellow playing cards inside a minute to make the check tougher for the Damian McGrath coached facet.
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His pink card compelled Shujaa to play your entire second half with 6 males, permitting Uruguay to bounce again and win the match 7-10.
Kevin was on the scoresheet earlier within the first half after a superb work from Billy Odhiambo.
Antony Omondi efficiently transformed the ensuing kick to earn Shujaa an additional two factors.
With the defeat, Kenya, which didn’t choose up a win on the event, completed on the backside of the standings.
“We exit the Hong Kong 7s after dropping the thirteenth place semifinal 7-10 to Uruguay.
“Tony Omondi transformed Kevin Wekesa’s attempt as Uruguay scored twice via Mateo Vinals and Bautista Basso.
“We had earlier misplaced 0-43 to New Zealand within the Problem Trophy quarterfinals,” learn an announcement from Shujaa.
Shujaa’s focus now shifts to the upcoming Dubai 7s scheduled to happen from Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 3.
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