By Mercy Chewe
The Zambia National Rugby Team has started the opening round of the 2022 Rugby Africa Cup qualifiers with a 20-5 loss to Senegal in Nairobi, Kenya.
Zambia on Wednesday lost to Senegal in their opening Group B game at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
The Rugby Africa Cup is part of the Rugby World Cup 2023 qualifying process.
Zambia must now beat Kenya in their crucial Group B encounter next Sunday.
Group B leaders Senegal have already qualified to the knockout stage of the qualifiers.
Senegal launched the Africa Cup qualifiers with a 20-19 win over Kenya last weekend.