It was a tight game as the Guinness-fueled Uganda Rugby Cranes cruised past the Samurai International –17-14 in a tightly close encounter at Nyayo Stadium.
Timothy Kisiga, Karim Arinaitwe managed a try each while Aaron Ofwoywroth aka double black added a try & conversion.
The team now awaits the plate final later in the evening and coach Tolbert Onyango says that despite being eliminated from the main cup, he is impressed with the boys’ performance.
The team was convened on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, and traveled for the tournament on Thursday, October 28, 2021, with no preparation time for bonding.
Former Kenya National 15s head coach Michael Othieno Tank believes that Uganda is a good side that lacks only the mental attitude to encounter the so-called superior sides.