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Kenya women's national rugby sevens team

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Union  Kenya Rugby Union
Coach(es)  Kevin Wambua
Ground  RFUEA Ground
Nickname(s)  Lionesses
Captain  Catherine Awino Abilla

Kenya women's national rugby union sevens team is Kenya's representative in Rugby sevens. They play in several tournaments including the African Women's Sevens Championship, Dubai Invitational Sevens and the Hong Kong Women's Sevens.


Kenya's captain Aberdeen Shikoyi died on 29 May 2012 after an injury she sustained in a match against Uganda.

Kenya qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics by winning the 2015 Rugby Africa Women's Sevens Championships.

Tournament history

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Kenya

2016 Rugby Africa Women's Sevens

Pool Stage

  • Kenya 19-12 Tunisia
  • Kenya 40-0 Madagascar
  • Kenya 36-5 Uganda
  • Semi Finals

  • Kenya 31-5 Zimbabwe
  • Final

  • Kenya 17-22 South Africa
  • Current squad

    The following is the Kenya roster in the women's rugby sevens tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Head coach: Michael Mulima


    Kenya women's national rugby sevens team Wikipedia

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