Kenya 7s has been bundled out of the main cup quarter finals of the Dubai Sevens after losing 14-12 to New Zealand.
New Zealand took an early lead before Kenya restored parity through Eden Agero. Sammy Oliehc scored Kenya’s try to take a 12-7 lead the break.
In the second half, the national side kept New Zealand and almost came close to getting third try through Dan Sikuta.
However, New Zealand held on and a successful turnover, Kenya was caught off guard with a grabber kick New Zealand took a 14-12 lead.
Kenya will now face Australia later on Saturday as it targets to finish in the 5th place.
On Friday, Kenya breezed past Uganda 29-14 in their last Pool ‘A’ match to add onto an earlier win over Canada despite a heavy loss to continental nemesis South Africa.
Shujaa beat Canada 29-15 in their opener but succumbed to a crashing 48-5 defeat to South Africa.