2022 RWC7s: Uganda Eliminated by ‘Familiar Tormentors’

Uganda suffer a big blow after being eliminated from the Rugby World Cup 7s 2022 by Samoa at Cape Town Stadium, South Africa.

Uganda lost by 33-07 to a side the that did same harm in 2018.

During the 2018 World Cup in San Francisco, USA Uganda still lost to Samoa 47-07.

Micheal Wokorach making the try. | URU Photo

Captain Micheal Wokorach gave Uganda the lead after a well-crafted try that showed the team’s hunger for the win.

Nevertheless, Samoa answered ruthlessly converting two tries before the break to make the score 14-07.

However, after recess, Uganda hardly found a foot in the game as Samoa sailed further and further.

Uganda finished the game a man less since Ian Munyani was shown a yellow card for an infringement.

Uganda faces the loser between Wales and South Korea in the losers’ lane while Samoa plays USA in the last 16.

Aaron Ofoyrwoth in action | Courtesy Photo

Samoa continues to show their class at the HSBC World Cup having finished 9th last season.

While Uganda finished 19th in 2018 which was the last time they played at the grand stage.

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