"Hong Kong is always special for us, we respect and honour the tradition that Fiji has with the Hong Kong Sevens".
Kenya's Billy Odhiambo (left) is tackled by Samisoni Viriviri of Fiji during the Cup Final of the Hong Kong Sevens. Native media reported 4 individuals had been killed, whereas hundreds of properties have been flooded.
Cape Town - The Blitzboks have claimed third place at the Hong Kong Sevens, beating old rivals New Zealand 29-7 in the Bronze final at the famed event.
The scenario may additional deteriorate with one other storm system anticipated to cross by the nation early subsequent week.
Oscar Ouma scored a consolation try and the subsequent conversation made it 24-12 but Fiji held on for the win.
"I'd like to thank my boys for the team effort and thank the Kenyan team for a good game", said Fiji captain Jerry Tuwai.
Tweeple laud Sathish Sivalingam for winning gold at CWG 2018 despite injury
In Glasgow four year ago, Sathish had won the gold medal with 149kg snatch and 179kg clean and jerk lifts, totalling 328kg. He won the third gold for India in the men's 77kg weightlifting category.
Shujaa was forced to play with just five players after Willie Ambaka and Collins Injera were shown yellow cards before the half time break.
They face Fiji (Hong Kong winners), Uganda and Sri Lanka in their group on the Gold Coast.
It paid off after a scorching final day that saw them first pushed to the limit by a spirited and youthful South Africa in winning their semi-final 26-24.
For reaching the finals, Kenya earned 19 points which brings their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series total points to 83.
Japan can be one among two Asian qualifiers that can contest the World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July.
Fiji have come to Hong Kong with a full-strength squad which they are hoping can back up and win gold at the Commonwealth Games on Australia?s Gold Coast next week.