The second match had Shujaa beat Russia 34-0. Brian Tanga, Sammy Oliech and William Ambaka would each land a try in the first half with Oliech managing to successfully add one conversion. Scores at half time read 17-0 in favour of Shujaa.
Daniel Sikuta added his name on the scorers list though the conversion would sail wide. The two debutantes, Arthur Owira and Samuel “Smurf” Ngethe landed a try each on what was their first match in the HSBC Sevens World Series. Oliech could only converted Ngethe’s try for the full time score to read 34-0.
The third and final match of the CapeTown7s day one saw Shujaa face hosts South Africa. Ruhan Nel would give his side an early 7-0 lead which was quickly countered by a Willy Ambaka successfully converted try to level the scores to 7-7. Kyle Brown landed the second try for South Africa and Branco Du Preez split the posts with the conversion. Scores at Half time read 14-7 in favour of the hosts.
Second half was a South African affair as Philip Synman dotted down the third successfully converted try that was then followed by a Seabelo Senatla try to seal the scores at 26-7 at full time.
Shujaa will play Samoa in the first Challenge trophy quarter at 11:36pm on Sunday 10th Dec.