Sevens

Kenya's Injera makes costly error

2015-05-19 10:56

Cape Town - Kenya vice-captain Collins Injera left a costly mark on the London Sevens tournament after celebrating his 200th international try by pulling a pen out of his sock and signing a television camera.

Injera used a permanent marker on the lens, which cost about £60 000 (R1.1 million), after scoring in a 24-12 win over Japan at Twickenham on Sunday.

The practice is common in tennis, but winning players sign a protective covering instead of the lens - and do not use permanent markers.

Fiji were crowned 2014/15 HSBC World Sevens Series champions, with the USA taking the honours in London.

Kenya finished in 13th spot overall.

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