This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp.
Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the Olympic Repechage. The Olympic Repechage is due to take place in Monaco on the 19th and 20th of June with the Olympic Games Tokyo starting on the 26th to the 28th of July for Men.
Through the leadership of Rugby Africa, African teams are coming together to prepare the qualified teams for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage with friendly tournaments and shared preparation camps.
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The B-roll included:
- Reaction of Kenya Sevens head coach Innocent Simiyu
- Reaction of Uganda 7s coach, Tolbert Onyango
- Reaction of Zimbabwe Cheetahs Assistant Head Coach Graham Kaulback
- Reaction of South Africa Blitzbok head coach Neil Powell
- Reaction of South Africa Rugby Sevens Academy coach Sandile Ngcobo
Shortlist: B-roll, Day One, Solidarity 7s, Stellenbosch, South Africa/
00:00 > 00:55 Match One > SA1 win 26-7 v Uganda
00:55 > 01:30 Match Two > Kenya v Zimbabwe, 24-0
01;30 > 02:02 Match Four > SA1 v Kenya, SA win 27-14
02:02 > 02:21 Match Five > SA2 v Uganda, SA2 win 19-12
02:21 > 03;00 Match Six > SAS Academy v Zimbabwe, SAS won 28-10
03;00 > 03:42 Match Seven > Kenya v SA2, Kenya won 19-12
03:42 > 04:33 Match Eight > Uganda v SAS Academy, Uganda won 36-10
04:33 > 05:00 Match Nine > SA1 v Zimbabwe, SA won
Quick Facts: Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp:
Dates: 6 –16 May
Venue: Stellenbosch Academy of Sports and Markotter Sports Field
Tournament: 8 & 9 May – 14 & 15 May
Teams: South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Read the full press release: https://bit.ly/3xTCYjv
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