Zambia 17 Botswana 14
THE Zambia Sevens squad yesterday put up an impressive performance at the ongoing Safaricom Sevens Rugby tournament to defeat Botswana by three points in the second round of Pool A games played in Kenya.
Zambia opened the competition on a low note, going down 5-20 to the Western Bulls of Kenya in their Pool A opener at the Moi International Sports Centre in Karasani.
But the Zambians emerged stronger in their second match and brightened their hopes of a top flight finish after subduing neighbouring Botswana.
Zambia was pitted in Pool A alongside Kenya Morans, losing finalists at last year’s competition, Botswana and Western Bulls.
The Zambians will have to replicate their second game performance to beat Kenya Morans.
The two-day annual Kenya Safaricom Rugby Sevens comes to an end today.