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Wekesa Turns From Hero to Villain as Kenya Exits Hong Kong 7s

Wekesa Turns From Hero to Villain as Kenya Exits Hong Kong 7s

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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