Safaricom 7s draws the crowds
MOBILEBy BiztechAfrica - Sept. 23, 2012, 8:10 a.m.
The 17th annual Safaricom 7s rugby tournament is underway at Nairobi’s Nyayo National Stadium.
The event, from 21 – 23 September, sees 15 teams from Africa and beyond participating in the 7-a-side tournament, and has drawn tens of thousands of spectators.
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore also took the opportunity to sell a little airtime at the event.
Today’s match line-up includes:
1. Bowl Quarters 8.30am Western province vs Rwanda
2. Bowl Quarters 8.52am Universities Select vs Hamilton Raiders
3. Bowl Quarters 9.14am Chairman's Select vs Zambia
4. Bowl Quarters 9.36am Uganda Cranes vs Uganda Kobs
5. Main cup Quarters 9.58am Kenya Shujaa vs Grenoble
6. Main cup Quarters 10.20am SA 7's EPD vs Bristol Barracudas
7. Main cup Quarters 10.42am Spain vs Portugal
8. Main cup Quarters 11.04am Kenya Morans vs Samurai
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