Japan hit Chipu in World Rugby Under-20 Trophy

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Japan hit Chipu in World Rugby Under-20 Trophy
Japan hit Chipu in World Rugby Under-20 Trophy

Kenya's Chipu put up a brilliant fight before going down 48-34 to Japan in their last Pool "A" match at the 2019 World Rugby Under-20 Trophy in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday. Compared to Japan, who have won this second-tier event twice before, little was expected from the African champions who are making their second appearance after finishing fourth when they hosted the same event when it was for Under-19s in 2009. After trailing 19-3, Paul Odera's charges upped their game to cut the deficit to two points at 31-29 early in the second half. They then responded brilliantly again after Japan went nine points clear at 38-29 before two late tries from the Asians put them to the sword. Kenya trailed

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