Kisumu City, the home of the amazing Kisumu Rugby Football Club – KRFC will this weekend host yet the final leg of the rugby national seven’s circuit – Dala 7s. The annual event is normally hosted at the Mamboleo Showground, off Kakamega Road.
Below is the full fixtures of matches for the Dala 7s slated for Saturday 21/10/2017 in Kisumu:
- Pool A: Kabras, Oilers, Nondies, MMUST
- Pool B: Impala, Homeboyz, Bulls, Kisii
Pool C: Nakuru, KCB, Blad, Kisumu (KRFC)
- Pool D: Quins, Mwamba, Stathmore, Makueni
In a letter sent to the Kenya Rugby Union, Prof Peter Anyang Nyong’o, the Kisumu Governor, says:
“I have learnt of the plans by the KRU to host the finals of the National Seven’s Circuit at Dala 7s this weekend. The county government and the people of Kisumu warmly welcome the teams and fans to our county and the City of Kisumu.”
“We assure you of the County Government’s commitment to maintaining a conducive environment, in terms of security and facilities necessary for the sporting event and other socio-economic activities of the visiting teams and fans.”
“We wish you a successful tournament and a fulfilling stay in the county,” added Nyong’o.
There were fears Dala 7s could be disrupted by demonstrations being held in different part of the country as far as repeat-presidential election is concerned.
The National Sevens Circuit will conclude at Dala 7s where the overall winner will be confirmed. Kabras Sugar, Impala Saracens, Homeboyz, Oilers and KCB are in contention for the series.
Kabras won Christie and Sepetuka 7s, Impala took Kabeberi, KCB won Prinsloo while Homeboyz won Driftwood 7s.