French Military and Uganda Sevens players getting ready for a scrum down. Credit: Courtesy
[/media-credit] Uganda Sevens and French Military Sevens players line-up before the finals game at Kyadondo Credit: Courtesy

The 2018 France–Uganda Friendship Week concluded on Saturday, March 24 with a Rugby Sevens Festival tournament at Kyadondo.

Six teams (Legends Select, Kyadondo Select, Uganda 7s, Uganda Academy, Eastern 7s and French Military) took part in the one day tournament.

After preliminary games, French Military, Uganda 7s, Kyadondo Select and Legends Select advanced to the semifinals.

Uganda 7s defeated Kyadondo 17-00 while the French Military beat Legends Select 22-12.

In the finals, the French Miltary overcame a 19-10 halftime deficit to beat Uganda 7s 24-19.

[/media-credit] French Military Rugby Sevens players celebrate with the trophy at Kyadondo Credit: Courtesy

France–Uganda Friendship Week Rugby Sevens Festival

Selected Preliminary Results

  • Uganda Academy 00-17 France
  • Uganda 7s 19-05 Legends Select
  • Uganda Academy 12-14 Kyadondo Select
  • Eastern 7s 00-14 Legends Select
  • Kyadondo Select 14-12 France
  • Uganda 7s 19-00 Eastern 7s


  • Uganda 7s 17-00 Kyadondo Select
  • France 22-12 Legends Select


  • Uganda 7s 19-24 France

Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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