Africa University 7s: Makerere Lands Kenyatta in Quarters

Sunday, October 10

*Stellenbosch University Vs MUBS
*University of Johannesburg Vs Jomo Kenyatta University
*Kenyatta University Vs Makerere University
*United States International University Africa Vs Dayster University

Hosts Makerere University will face off with Kenyatta University in the quarterfinals of the 2021 Kings of Africa University Rugby 7s.

The-two day championship kicked off on Saturday with group games at Makerere’s Graveyard.

Makerere University had a poor start when they lost 38-00 to Stellenbosch University of South Africa and USIU (Kenya) 14-12.

But the side picked two wins; a 36-00 victory against MUBS and a Bye to finish third in Pool B.

Their opponents, Kenyatta University, won three and drew one in the groups.

The games that started at 8am with an opening game between Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology and University of Johannesburg were graced by the State Minister of Sports, Hon Hamson Denis Obua.

Debutant Kabale University lost all their four games.

The quarter finals, semi finals and finals will be played at the Graveyard tomorrow.

Women Rugby made its debut at the event, with games being played in a round robin format.

The full results from the Day One games;

Men Group A
Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology 07 : 29 University of Johannesburg
Kabale University 00:40 Dayster University
Dayster University 17:05 Jomo Kenyatta University
University of Johannesburg 07:07 Kenyatta University
Kenyatta University 24:12 Dayster University
Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology 41:00 Kabale University
University of Johannesburg 57:00 Kabale University
Kenyatta University 10:14 Jomo Kenyatta University
Kabale University 00:41 Kenyatta University
Dayster University 05:10 University of Johannesburg

Men Group B
Stellenbosch University 38:00 Makerere University
MUBS 20:00 Bye
Bye 00:20 Stellenbosch University
Makerere University 12:14 United States International University Africa
United States International University Africa 20:00 BYE
Stellenbosch University 50:00 MUBS
Makerere University 36:00 MUBS
United States International University Africa 00:43 Stellenbosch University
MUBS 00:41 United States International University Africa

Makerere University 05:17 University of Johannesburg
University of Johannesburg 05:07 University of Pretoria
Makerere University 00:34 University of Pretoria

Elizabeth Kisolo
Elizabeth Kisolo Nagudi is a contributor at The-SportsNation. She is also a founder of WOMEN IN SPORTS: HER SPORT. Connect with her about women in sports via [email protected]
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