Rugby Sevens: Uganda Through To Quarterfinals

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By Michael Mugote Bryson

Uganda rugby cranes 7s have advanced to Quarterfinals of the ongoing inaugural Africa Cup Sevens in Mombasa. Kenya.

Despite Madagascar’s 24-0 late win over the pearl of Africa team,Tolbert Onyango’s boys managed to Beat Senegal and Nigeria with 12-5
and 12-0 respectively an book a place in the quarter Finals.
This positive performance steadily reflects  the team’s head Coach Tolbert Onyango’s hope for better results despite the fact that  his team is
playing for the 1st time. “We aware of the strength of our opponents but we are ready to show what we have despite being our first outing,” Onyango stated at Entebbe airport before departing.

In the other games played on Saturday 27th-April 2013, host’s teams, Kenya B and Kenya C also qualified to play quarterfinals on
Sunday 28th of April 27, 2013.
Selected results

Zimbabwe 14-10 Kenya C
Ivory Coast 0-42 Morocco
Tunisia 7-21 Kenya B
Namibia 7-17 Zambia
Nigeria 5-10 Uganda
Madagascar 21-0 Senegal
Morocco 5-24 Zimbabwe
Kenya C 21-0 Ivory Coast
Zambia 0-19 Tunisia
Kenya B 34-0 Namibia
Senegal 5-12 Nigeria
Uganda 0-24 Madagascar
Morocco 7-17 Kenya C
Kenya B 38-0 Zambia

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