Spirited Shujaa Fall to Zimbabwe
Shujaa finished second in the #Africa7s Championship held in Tunisia as they lost 5-17.
Zimbabwe was first on the scoreboard landing a center post try to take the 7 point lead with three minutes to the end of the first half. Shujaa’s attacking pace saw them land their solitary try through Brian Wahinya with seconds to stoppage time. Taabu’s conversion attempt was unsuccessful.
Scores at half time read 7-5 in favour of the Cheetahs.
Second half, Zimbabwe’s Kumadiro would dash for the try line right from kick off extending his side’s lead to 12-5 as the conversion went wide.
In a bid to get back in the game, Shujaa through Derrick Keyoga would sprint into Zimbabwe’s half but was tackled and the ball reaped. Relentless Zimbabwe were now headed for Kenya’s try line and the visit was successful as they landed their third try after two offloads from the Cheetahs.
Shujaa had not lost any match through out the tournament and had only conceded Two tries until this final.
Shujaa’s scorecard at the #Africa7s
Vs Botswana 49-0 (Pool match)
Vs Morocco – 41-0 (Pool match)
Vs Zambia 33-7 (Cup quarterfinal)
Vs Madagascar 36-5 (cup semifinal)
Vs Zimbabwe 5-17 (Cup Final)