Ugandan top side Stanbic Black Pirates has been invited to the 2019 Kabeberi Sevens set for Kinoru Stadium, Meru on July 27 to July 28.
The Ugandans have have been drawn in Pool B alongside Kakamega Sevens Cup finalists Homeboyz, Masinde Muliro and Mean Machine.
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Stanbic Mwamba has been drawn in Pool C alongside familiar foes Nondescripts, Kenya Harlequins and Egerton Wasps.
“It’s going to be big, exciting and memorable. We, as Stanbic Mwamba, are lucky to have Meru agree to host this historic tournament. On the other hand, Meru residents should look to forward to an exciting weekend as top rugby stars converge in the town to battle for the honours,” said the Tournament Director, Humphrey Kayange in a statement to Mwambarugby.com
Kabeberi Sevens will feature 40 teams over a period of three days. We will have 16 teams in Division One and 24 teams in Division Two.
The Kakamega7s winners KCB headline Pool A and are joined by Resolution Impala Saracens, Menengai Oilers who lifted the Kakamega7s Challenge Trophy and the invitational side Meru RFC.
Hosts Stanbic Mwamba, Nondescripts, Egerton Wasps and Kenya Harlequins complete the Kabeberi7s Pool C with Top Fry Nakuru, Strathmore Leos, Kabras Sugar RFC and the Kakamega7s Division Two Winners Northern Suburbs make up Pool D.
The Kabeberi Sevens is played as part of the Kenya National Sevens Series, and is one of only two events of that series to be played in Nairobi. For this reason, the Kabeberi Sevens has traditionally been the best-attended tournament in the series, with many Nairobi residents coming to the Kabeberi to watch Kenya’s world-famous Rugby Sevens stars whom they only see on television the rest of the year. Due to this, the numbers attending the Kabeberi Sevens have increased steadily over the years with the 2013 and 2014 events attracting over 10,000 spectators throughout the weekend.
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