The Lionesses squad to this year’s Africa Cup Sevens will be named on Wednesday 13 September 2017.
The team, which returned to Nairobi on Sunday evening after a five day residential camp in Mombasa will leave the country at 5.00am on Thursday morning, destined for the tournament which will be held on 16/17 September in Monastir, Tunisia.
This year’s Women’s Africa Cup Sevens doubles up as the African qualifier for the Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens that take place in July 2018 in San Francisco, USA. The Lionesses are in Pool B with Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Senegal while champions South Africa headline Pool A which features Uganda, Morocco and hosts Tunisia.
The winner of this tournament will claim Africa’s sole berth to the San Francisco 2018.