Black Stallions to Play Kenya, Senegal in Africa Cup 7s


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

Last year’s runners up, Zimbabwe, will play Uganda and Mauritius in Pool B. Morocco is 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.

Away from the top four positions, Namibia needed a late try to beat Madagascar 24-17 to claim the Plate as Uganda knocked out the Black Stallions of Nigeria 27-7 for the Bowl.

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

The Black Stallions will travel today via Kenya Airways to play in the two-day tournamenton Friday and Saturday in Nairobi.

Africa Cup 2016 Pools
Pool A: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal
Pool B: Zimbabwe, Uganda, Mauritius
Pool C: Morocco, Zambia, Madagascar
Pool D: Tunisia, Namibia, Botswana‎