Collins Injera Undergoes Surgery As Kenya 7s Prepare For New Season

HSBC World Sevens series second top scorer of all time Collins Injera has undergone a surgery on his knee as he looks to get ready for 2017/2018 Sevens Series.

Injera had a meniscus tear then Cartilage that saw him miss a couple of legs last season but with the new Sevens series starting in December 2017, Injera will be fully fit for Dubai 7s, the opening leg.

The Mwamba RFC winger missed 2016’s Dubai and Cape Town 7s as well as Paris and London 7s. Kenya Sevens is expected to resume training in July a time Injera will be doing his rehab.

Homeboyz’s Oscar Ayodi, who went for surgery after eight round of last season Singapore 7s, is also expected to start conditioning this July while another Homeboyz speedster Alvin ‘Buffa’ Otieno is on rehabilitation after a surgery on an injury sustained during Nakuru 10s in April.

Kenya Sevens has a busy calendar for next season will also see the room in the schedule to accommodate the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, which takes place between the Hong Kong and Singapore rounds.

“After yet another record-breaking HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, we look forward to what promises to be a very special 2017-18 season for men’s and women’s rugby sevens,” said World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont

Commonwealth games factor will see the season end in June and not May as London 7s is set for July 3.

We have 10 stellar series destinations for the men’s series that will build excitement ahead of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco, which promises to be a huge event as New Zealand men’s and women’s teams seek to defend the trophies they won in 2013.

With Kenya participating in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia in mid-April, the Innocent Simiyu boys will travel via the Hong Kong tournament.

 Check out HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2017-18 dates here.


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