In June of 2015, Kenya hosted a European side for the first time ever. It was a glorious debut as Kenya surprised the Portuguese, beating them 41-15.
Kenyan forwards more than held their own against the Portuguese, stifling their progress with jarring tackles
The loose forwards worked tirelessly around the base of the scrum, stopping Portuguese progress in its tracks
The speed of Kenyan backs like Kelvin Omoyi above was too much for the Portugese to handle
Loose forward Brian Nyikuli, a former member of the Kenya sevens team and now in his forth year with the XV national team, was the captain. He scored a try.
Jacob Ojee shrugs off a tackle from Antonio Ferredor of Portugal. Ojee was among four players who made their international debut
Kenya players sing the national anthem before the game
Portugal players pose before the game
Kenya players pose after the win
It was Portugal captain Vasco Uva’s 100th cap . He was given a Maasai garb
Darwin Mukidza was voted man of the match