Kenya rugby sevens great Collins Injera will be inducted into Fiji Hall of Fame following his contributions to the game.

Injera will join other rugby icons among them Ben Gollings, Waisale Serevi, Jonah Lomu, Karl Tenana in the Hall Of Fame.

The particular induction will happen in Sigatoka during the Coral Coast Sevens tournament slated for 12-14 January 2023.

The 36-year Kenya 7s top try scorer is ranked second on the all-time try scoring list on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Injera boasts of 279 tries with Shujaa.

Jay Whyte, the Coral Coast Sevens tournament’s founding chairman has confirmed that Injera will join other game’s greats such as David Campese (Australia), Waisale Serevi (Fiji), Jonah Lomu (New Zealand), Viliame Satala (Fiji), Ben Gollings (England), Karl Tenana (New Zealand) and Lote Tuqiri (Australia) in the Hall of Fame rich of talent.

“The concept and genesis behind the WALK OF FAME was an idea I created to recognize legends of the game of rugby who have been servants of the game, helping to grow the game around the world,” he said.

“The decision regarding choice of players is simple in that they must be retired and not playing anymore. The plaques include their playing career statistical information, including things like number of tries, games played, key achievements, et cetera.

“We decided to reach out to Collins as he has finished his 7s career as the 2nd top try scorer in the world series and has delighted fans around the world with his skills,” he mentioned.

In addition, Injera  will as well be the tournament ambassador for the Coral Coast Sevens in Fiji. A total of 16 men’s teams, 12 women’s teams and 16 youth teams will be contesting for the top prizes.

Meanwhile, Injera will be honoured alongside Fiji 7s star of the 90s Noa Nadruku.

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