Injera blasts critics after Shujaa’s poor show in Rio
Kenya sevens rugby team star player Collins Injera has hit out at the squad’s critics on social media, by stating “selfie zitanedelea” (we shall continue taking selfie pictures)
The Shujaa side has been widely criticised by fans on social media following poor results at the Rio Olympic gamess.
The team lost all its Pool C matches against Japan, Great Britain and New Zealand. The results saw them bundled out of the competition at the opening phase.
A majority of fans believe coach Benjamin Ayumba’s men should have performed much better considering recent results posted at the IRB Sevens circuit.
But Injera, who is the all time top scorer at the IRB Sevens tournament, instead hinted the critics had gone over the board.
“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of the deeds could have done them better.
“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, who’s face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming,” the Mwamba forward wrote.
Meanwhile, Fiji whom Kenya comfortably beat in the main cup final at the Singapore Sevens, comfortably won gold in the sevens rugby competition.
Great Britain settled for Silver, with South Africa thumping Japan to grab the bronze.