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    Kenya names squad for Rugby World Cup

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya)

    Kenya has named its squad for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, the United States on Thursday.

    The team which reached the semifinals of the previous two editions in 2009 (Dubai) and 2013 (Russia) will depart for the US on Sunday.

    They will compete alongside 23 other men’s teams in a new look, high-stakes knock-out format.

    The tournament will be played from 20th to 22nd July at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.

    Speaking after naming his squad, coach Innocent Simiyu said “We have a very strong squad based on training. The guys have really trained hard and we believe we have selected the best team that can represent the country. We’re looking for good performances from the players and hopefully we can get some good results”.

    Kenya will play their first game against Tonga on Friday 20 July.


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