HSBC SYDNEY SEVENS: South Africa and Kenya Progress into Cup quarter-finals.
Reigning series champions South Africa achieved a perfect record before qualifying for the Cup quarter-finals. South Africa saw off Spain 38-0 to set up a mouth-watering pool decider against England. The South Africans came from 7-0 down to beat England 33-12 and are currently on track to defend their title in Sydney.
Rosko Specman who scored five tries in the pool stages and was pleased with his side’s start to the tournament said;
[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“It’s a good start for us, as in Cape Town we started too slowly and did not make the final, Here in Sydney we are focused on the basics because we know we can punish teams if we play to our game plan.”[/perfectpullquote]
They will face Kenya in the Cup quarter-finals who also saw off Wales 26-12 and narrowly beat France 17-14 after turning around a nine-point deficit. William Ambaka Ndayara, Daniel Sikuta, Eden Agero and Arthur Ochieng all scored tries.