The national rugby 7s sides of Kenya, Shujaa and Kenya Lionesses, had a perfect start to the 2024 Challenger Series in Dubai. Both teams won their opening matches. Shujaa had an emphatic 41-0 victory over Mexico in Pool C, with Kevin Wekesa, Patrick Odongo, Nygel Amaitsa, Vincent Onyala, and John Okoth scoring tries. Odongo scored two tries while Okoth wrapped up the victory with a dummy. Shujaa’s next match is against Uganda. In the women’s game, China took an early 5-0 lead, but the Lionesses staged a comeback and won 17-12. Grace Okulu and Judith Okumu scored tries, and Stella Wafula also contributed to the victory. Both teams will play their second matches on Friday.