Uganda Finishes Third And Qualifies For The 2024 Olympic Games Repechage

The Uganda Rugby sevens defeated Zimbabwe in the bronze match of the 2023 rugby Africa men’s sevens to finish third in the tournament. The ug sevens came from behind in the first half to beat the hosts, 24-12, and finish in third place. Aaron Ofoyrwoth, Isaac Massanganzira, and Philip Wokorach (2) scored the tries. Captain Ian Munyani converted Wokorach’s try in the last play as Uganda embarked on emphatic celebrations.

Uganda will now join African champions Kenya, in the 7s Challenger Series that will be played in 2024. Similarly, Uganda will also join South Africa in the Olympic Games Repechage next year. Uganda played six matches, won four and lost two during the two-day tournament in Harare, Zimbabwe. Uganda’s scores – Uganda 45-07 Algeria, Uganda 36-19 Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe 35-05 Uganda, Uganda 29-15 Zambia, South Africa 26-14 Uganda and Uganda 24-12 Zimbabwe