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Nigeria’s Black Stallions to face Kenya in Rugby sevens

Nigeria will play hosts Kenya and Senegal in Pool A of the 2016 Africa Rugby Sevens Tournament to be held at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi at the weekend.

The Black Stallions will be looking to maintain a top 8 finish or go a step further to top 5 at the tournament.

Last year’s runners up; Zimbabwe will play Uganda and Mauritius in Pool B, Morocco are in pool C with Zambia and Madagascar as Tunisia lead pool D where they will play Namibia and Botswana.

For a place in the 2015 final, Kenya had beaten Tunisia 42-12 in the semis as Zimbabwe defeated an improved Morocco 26-0 in the other semi.

The Black Stallions will be looking to maintain a top 8 finish or go a step further to top 5 at the tournament.

The team will travel on Wednesday to play in the two day Tournament on Friday and Saturday in Nairobi.

In Pool A, minnows Nigeria and Senegal stand between Kenya and the semi-finals of the championship that has four pools. Four-time defending champions Kenya have been into six of the last seven Africa Cup finals, winning in 2004, 2008, 2013 and 2015.

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