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Emirates Invitational 7s: Uganda Pooled With Argentina, Japan and Canada

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Rugby Cranes Sevens players training on Thursday ahead of today's kick-off

Uganda Opening Fixtures For Emirates Invitational 7s:
*Friday, 2nd April 2021

Argentina vs Uganda at 10:58am (Dubai Time)

Canada vs Uganda at 3:22pm (Dubai Time)

Japan vs Uganda at 5:12pm (Dubai Time)

Ahead of the opening games of the Emirates Invitational 7s that kick-off today, Uganda Rugby Cranes Sevens have been pitted in the RED POOL with Argentina, Japan and Canada in the first tournament that runs between April 2-3, 2021.

Uganda are the lowest ranked men’s team at the invitational meet but will seek to defy odds.

Emirates Sevens Stadium will host the Emirates Invitational 7s tournament starting today, April 2nd 2021. The teams have been in Dubai in an enclosed bubble since the end of March.

The Emirates Invitational 7s 2021 will be played behind closed doors but fans can follow the event on Dubai 7s social and digital media channels. Uganda is among the 14 international teams competing in Dubai on 2-3 and 8-9 April.

In the BLUE POOL is Spain, Kenya, Chile and France.

Uganda 7s side finished 8th out of 16 teams in their last outing at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in South America.

The participating teams are;

International Men’s Teams:
Japan, Canada, Kenya, Uganda, Spain, France, Argentina and Chile

International Women’s Teams:
USA, Canada, Kenya, France, Brazil and Japan

Uganda’s Squad For Dubai Invitational 7s:

1. Ian Munyani
2. Levis Ocen
3. Desire Ayera
4. Solomon Okia
5. Isaac Massanganzira
6. Michael Okorach
7. Nobert Okeny
8. Adrian Kasito
9. Aaron Ofoywroth
10. Joseph Aredo
11. Pius Ogena
12. Philip Wokorach

Technical Team
Head Coach – Tolbert Onyango
Physio – Samuel Asiimwe
Team Manager – Michael Wandera

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