Rugby 7s World Cuo kicks off today

Speedster Collins Injera seeks to make history as the first Kenyan player to make a third appearance at the Rugby World Cup Sevens  whick kicks off today at AT&T Park in San Francisco, USA.

Injera, 31, was part of the squads that made it to the 2009 Dubai and 2013 Moscow Rugby World Cup Sevens where the team’s fairy tale ran ended in the semi-finals.

Injera, Kenya’s all-time top try scorer and second overall on the World Series all-time try scorers list, made the 2013 Moscow World Cup squad that was captained by Kayange.

Kenya could meet South Africa in the quarterfinals if they dispose of Tonga and Scotland. South Africa have only reached the Cup final once during the 1997 edition held in Hong Kong, losing to Fiji 24-21 in the final. Fiji went on to win the 2005 event in Hong Kong.

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