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NAIROBI nike air force 1 high femme pas cher , July 31 (Xinhua) -- England international Mike Friday has resigned as Kenya Rugby sevens head coach.

Friday, send in a letter to Kenya Rugby Union, late Wednesday saying he will not be able to continue with his job, which he had a year to run after he signed a two-year contract in 2012.

""It is 'with heart' that I and Chris Brown (the New Zealander strength and body conditioning coach) that we have not taken this decision lightly,"" said Friday in a letter to Union chairman Mwangi Muthee.

""Kenya Sevens team are a fantastic group of players and it has been a privilege for both Chris and me to have worked with them all. They are precious assets that need to be given the support and direction by Kenyan Rugby in order to maximise their potential.""

Friday was appointed Kenya coach in May 2012 taking over from Kenyan Benjamin Ayimba. He led the Kenya Sevens team to one of its best performances in Wellington New Zealand in February during the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Series in which the country wound up third losing to England 19-24 in extra time.

He is also credited with making policy changes in the management of the team.

Friday, in his letter cited Kenya's insufficient funding and dissatisfaction with some directors of the KRU whose past spats with the coach were always in the public domain.

In fact one director Philip Jalang'o even went public sacking the Englishman before the decision was rescinded by KRU Chairman Mwangi Muthee.

Friday led Kenya to finish fourth nike air force 1 femme pas cher , for the second time at the Sevens World Cup in Moscow, where they lost to Fiji in the third place playoff. New Zealand won the tournament beating England in the finals. He has been hugely successful; and a darling to many Kenyan fans.

""With yourself (Muthee) and Gabriel Ouko, Treasurer and former director of national squads our relationship has been cordial. But the interference from certain individuals has made it impossible for Chris and me to run a professional performance programme.

""Our view is that they have continually sabotaged and compromised our strategy and planning; this has not been in the best interests of Kenya Sevens Rugby,"" he said.

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