Kayange out for up to three months

By evelyn watta
Jul 29, 2021

GLASGOW, Humphrey Kayange, a former Kenya Sevens captain could be out of action for up to three months. He tore a suspected ligament in the quarter final match against New Zealand on the second day of the rugby program.

Two other players, Patrice Agunda and Felix Ayange were also injured on the jaw and shoulder but were treated and discharged.

They travelled home with the team on Tuesday night but Kayange remained in Glasgow at the team’s village.

After the match, sportsnewsarena.com contacted the player who explained that the nature of the injury was not clear.

“I am waiting for the results of an MRI to know the extent of the injury,” he explained.

But, sportsnewsarena.com confirmed form an independent source from the athlete’s vilage that the MRI results showed a tear in the ligament and Kayange, whose two brothers Collins Injera and Michael Agevi were in Glasgow could be out for upto three months.

As a result, he will be unavailable for selection to the team when the 2014/15 International Rugby Board Sevens World Series kicks off in Gold Coast, Australia.

One of the team doctors confirmed the injury. Kayange’s injury was evident when Kenya played against Wales in the Plate semis and lost 5-28.

The team was due home on Wednesday afternoon.