Result: Western Kenya 00-33 Uganda Victoria Vixens
The Uganda under 19 girls’ rugby sevens team has emerged victorious in their first Safari 7s match against Western Kenya Thursday at the RFUEA grounds, Nairobi.
Immaculate Namuli, Yvonne Najjuma and Juliet Nandawula each touched down, past the try-line to earn the impressive side a commanding lead.
Emilly Lekuru showcased brilliance for the Ugandan side, scoring 2 more tries to seal the memorable 33-00 victory against Western Kenya.
Juliet Nandawula also made it to the score sheet, perfectly kicking through the uprights for 4 good conversions. The side will take on Comras and Nyanza before the knockout stages due after mid-day, Thursday.
Lineup Against Western Kenya:
1. Afusa Munaba (captain) 2. Sarah Neema Alanyo 3. Agatha Nakalema 4. Yvonne Najjuma 5. Esther Tino 6. Juliet Nandawula (assistant captain) 7. Immaculate Namuli Replacements: 8. Emilly Lekuru 9. Anna Munduru 10. Agatha Nabulwala 11. Justine Namagembe 12. Ritah Najjumba