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Nygel Amaitsa bagged a hat trick as Shujaa began their Rugby Africa 7s campaign with a 34-10 win over Nigeria in Pool B action at the Harare Sports Club in Harare,Zimbabwe on Saturday morning.

Shujaa would have to sustain early Nigerian pressure before going ahead after Tony Omondi played in Vincent Onyala for the game’s opening try. Omondi’s conversion took the score to 7-0 before Nigeria responded with an unconverted try.

Nigel Amaitsa Arigi

Amaista then touched down with Omondi converting for a 14-5 score before Onyala went over for his brace as Shujaa led 19-5 at the break.

Amaitsa would land a second half brace in between Festus Shiasi’s try to put Shujaa 34-5 up before Nigeria landed a late try as the game closed out 34-10.

Up next is a clash against Namibia at 1.50pm EAT.

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