Uganda have been drawn in Pool A of the 2019 Safari sevens tournament
alongside HSBC core side South Africa, Kenya Morans and Burundi.
The defending champions Samurai have been drawn in Pool B alongside
South Africa’s Western Province, Russian Narvskaya Zastava and
invitational side Red Wailers.
Pool C has Shujaa, South Africa’s Blue Bulls, Russia academy and Zambia.
Kenya Cup champions KCB RFC are in Pool D, and they will face off with
HSBC core side Spain, Zimbabwe and Seventise RFC.
The competition begins on Friday with Uganda taking on Morans, and
ends on Sunday. It is expected to be fierce with teams bidding to
snatch the crown from Samurai.
The Safari Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament held in
Nairobi, Kenya. The competition is open to international
representative sides, professional and amateur clubs, invitational
teams, universities and school teams.
The 22nd Edition of the annual tournament will take place from October
18-20 at the RFUEA Grounds.
The Safari Sevens will be used as preparations for the Africa Sevens
which will act as the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers and will be played in
November in South Africa.
Pool A: Uganda, Burundi, Kenya Morans, South Africa
Pool B: Samurai, Red Wailers, Narvskaya Zastava, Western Province
Pool C: Russia Academy, Zambia, Blue Bulls, Shujaa
Pool D: KCB, Spain, Zimbabwe, Seventise