Kenya get the party started after winning the Bowl final at the USA Sevens in Las Vegas, round five of the HSBC Sevens World Series
Kenya collected 8 points at the fifth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series after beating Argentina 24-21 in the bowl final at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas early Monday morning Kenyan time.
Bush Mwale opened the scoring for Kenya, Lavin Asego converting for a 7-0 score but Alvarez’ converted try saw the teams deadlocked 7-7 at the interval.
Second half substitute Leonard Mugaisi scored a second half brace, Asego managing one conversion to put Felix Ochieng’s charges 19-7 up. Mwale landed his brace for a 24-7 score. The Kenyans would survive two late Argentine tries and a Dennis Muhanji red card to claim the result that sees them stay 12th on the log on 29 points.
They reached the bowl final with a 17-7 bowl quarter final win over Portugal before disposing of Samoa 19-5 in the semi.