No Dubai Sevens for Morans, Lionesses – Kenya Rugby Union

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 1 – The national men and women’s sevens teams have failed to travel to Dubai for an invitational tournament after what the Kenya Rugby Union termed as logistical challenges.

A statement from the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) delivered the bad news on Thursday night, with the players having already secured visas to travel to Dubai.

“We regret to inform you that the Kenya Sevens men and women national squads who will not be able to honor their fixtures at the 2023 Dubai 7s. Unfortunately, logistical challenges have negatively impacted their travel itinerary, rendering the trip to Dubai impossible at this point in time,” a statement from the Union, attributed to chair Sasha Mutai stated.

Capital Sports has learnt that the team could not secure tickets to Dubai after failure to send procurement documents to the Ministry of Sports in time.

The Shujaa and the Lionesses were meant to play invitational sides in Dubai, with the matches acting as build up for the Shujaas for the Olympic Games.

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