21st August 04:42 AM
Fiji beats Kenya 24-17
By Apenisa Waqairadovu
Saturday 25/05/2019
Paula Dranisinukula

The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7's team defeated Kenya 24-17 in their first pool match of the London 7s.

Aminiasi Tuimaba scored the first try within thirty seconds into the game before Kenya replied with a try.

Fiji’s second try came from Meli Derenalagi.

Kenya cross the try line just before half to level the points at 12-all.

Tuimaba scored his second try just two minute in the second half.

Kenya managed to score their third try in the third minute of the second half of the match to square the points at 17-all.

Fiji Captain, Paula Dranisinukula secured the win for Fiji with a try.

Fiji will now take on France at 12.42am tomorrow and will play their last pool match against Samoa at 3.48am tomorrow.

The Cup quarterfinals will start at 9.58pm tomorrow, Cup semifinals will start at 1.48am Monday and the Cup final will be played at 4.57am Monday.

Barring any upsets, the Fiji is likely to meet England or Scotland in the quarter final, they are likely to take on USA or Argentina in the semifinal, or New Zealand or South Africa in the final.

Total - Hong Kong 7s

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