- The semi final game saw South Africa thrash Shujaas by 33-7.
- South Africa emerged top, followed by Great Britain while Canada emerging fourth.
The Kenya Rugby 7s team, Shujaa, have emerged third at the Edmonton Sevens after a defeat from their long-term African rivals South Africa.
The semi-final game on Sunday saw South Africa thrash Kenya 33-7, bundling them out of the finals.
The match was a replica of the Vancouver 7s final where Springboks beat Shujaas 38-5 to win the title.
Shujaa had qualified for the semis on a comfortable win after beating hosts Canada by 33-14.
Kenya’s outstanding perfomance
South Africa’s Springboks were crowned the 2021 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Champions as Shujaa came in second overall on 40 points.
Kenya finished with 34 points at a tie with Great Britain.
Shujaas have had a stunning performance in terms of gameplay since their Tokyo 2020 Olympics appearance.