The UAE rugby team showed remarkable dominance by winning both matches against Pakistan at the Asian Men’s Rugby Division I Championships in Lahore, Pakistan. Led by venerable coach Apollo Pererini, the UAE rugby team put on a flawless performance, winning the first game 93-0 and the second 93-3 An equally impressive victory was achieved.
The UAE’s forwards have played a big role in their success, establishing dominance in scrimmage and providing a solid base for defenders to attack. Notably, Uchisao Sakisaka performed well, scoring an impressive five tries in both games. Additionally, the formidable No. 8 striker Jaen Botes made his mark with four shots on goal.
Keith Aldalay, chairman of the Asian Rugby Federation, was present to witness the final. “Congratulations to the UAE for winning the first division of the Asian Rugby Championship and qualifying for the revamped Asian Rugby Championship alongside Hong Kong, South Korea and Malaysia” He went on to thank the Pakistan Rugby Union for organizing the event, which was a huge success in every way.