Kenya Sevens legend Collins Injera has retired from active rugby playing.

Today, the icon signed off from the sport after glittering for 17-years of career.

Injera announced on his twitter account: “It was a pleasure to hunt with you Kolo—Helluva career and you made Kenya proud. Enjoy the next chapter and the 3 wise men, you have earned it. Big Love.”

Injera, an alumnus of Vihiga High School, first played his local club rugby for Ulinzi before moving to Mwamba. He also featured at the 2016 and 2020 Olympics and was part of the 2016 Singapore Sevens winning squad.

Injera paid tribute to his family and teammates, saying: “To my wife Chebet and my kids; Chloe, Clyde, and Carl, thank you very much for all the love, support and understanding you have given me all these years.

Injera said, “For my next chapter, I will continue with my humanitarian work and will be joining global satellite business and UN Sustainable Development Goals Quality Education Partner, Avanti Communications, in an exciting new role to support its East African operations.

Injera was recently inducted into the  Fiji Hall of Fame following his exploits and services to the game.

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