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The Africa Women’s Sevens tournament will crown the 2018 African Champions in Botswana

Rugby Africa’s yearly Women’s Sevens tournament will conclude a full week devoted to the place of women in rugby in Gaborone, Botswana

With 10 national teams competing for the title of African Champion, the tournament which will take place on May 26 and 27 is likely to showcase some exciting rugby. It will be preceded by a conference on the theme of the place of women in rugby. 13 African unions’ representatives…

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    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association and Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group unveiling the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup's perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group)
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Photo News Release: New Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – unveiled today at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels

Symbolizing the access to the Rugby World Cup 2019, the trophy will be awarded to the winner of this summer’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup

New Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – unveiled today at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels. View images here: https://goo.gl/wFKyjL

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Video News Release - New Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – unveiled today at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels

Symbolizing the access to the Rugby World Cup 2019, the trophy will be awarded to the winner of this summer’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup

New Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – unveiled today at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels Watch the video here: https://goo.gl/Hmqhbu

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    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: From left to right Obi Mitchell; president of AIPS Africa , Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group and Gianni Merlo; President of AIPS signing the partnership agreement during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group) [1]
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: From left to right Obi Mitchell; president of AIPS Africa , Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group and Gianni Merlo; President of AIPS signing the partnership agreement during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group) [2]
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: From left to right Obi Mitchell; president of AIPS Africa, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group and Gianni Merlo; President of AIPS pose with the Rugby Africa Ball during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: From left to right Obi Mitchell; president of AIPS Africa, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group, Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association and Gianni Merlo; President of AIPS holding the official Rugby Africa Ball during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association and Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group unveiling the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup's perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group) [1]
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association and Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group unveiling the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup's perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group) [2]
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association and Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group unveiling the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup's perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group) [3]
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: From left to right Obi Mitchell; president of AIPS Africa, Abdelaziz Bougja; Chairman of World Rugby's African association, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard; Founder & CEO of APO group and Gianni Merlo; President of AIPS pose the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup's perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 8: Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder & CEO of APO Group, the Official Partner of Rugby Africa, poses with the new Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy during the 81st AIPS congress at Le Plaza Hotel on May 8, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo/Getty Images for APO Group)
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New Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – unveiled today at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels

Symbolizing the access to the Rugby World Cup 2019, the trophy will be awarded to the winner of this summer’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup

The New Rugby Africa Gold Cup perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – was officially unveiled Tuesday at the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels by Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby's African association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), and by Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO…

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International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress gives pride of place to African rugby

24 national and international TV channels have already registered to receive Free Broadcast quality B-Roll footage

African rugby will be at the center of attention during the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress (www.AIPSmedia.com) in Brussels on May 8, 2018, with: Official unveiling of the New Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Gold Cup perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier Official signing ceremony of a partnership agreement between the International…

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    • (From Left to Right)- Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, signing the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa appoints APO Group as Global Sponsorship Agency

Through this unique sponsorship programme, APO Group continues to demonstrate its commitment to world-class partnerships and strategic collaboration

World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), is delighted to announce the appointment of APO Group (www.APO-opa.org) the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, as their global sponsorship agency. As part of the new agreement, APO Group will support Rugby Africa in securing corporate partners for…

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World Rugby’s African association’s Chairman to attend the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) congress in Brussels

From the 7th to the 9th of May, more than 150 National Sports Journalist Associations will gather at the AIPS Congress, the largest sport media events worldwide

World Rugby’s (www.WorldRugby.org) African association’s Chairman, Abdelaziz BOUGJA has received an official invitation from the President of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Gianni MERLO, to attend the 81st AIPS Congress which will be held from May 7 – 10, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Hosted by AIPS and Sportspress Belgium,…

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New Rugby Africa Gold Cup Perpetual Trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – to be Unveiled at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels on May 8, 2018

Free Broadcast quality B-Roll footage, photos and sound bites will be available for download

The New Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Gold Cup perpetual trophy – a Rugby World Cup qualifier – will be unveiled during the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Congress in Brussels on May 8, 2018. The 2018 edition of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup (June - August 2018) will be played by the…

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A New logo for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup

The first matches of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup will take place in fifty days

On June 16, 2018, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) looks forward to welcoming the African fans to the first matches of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup. The defending champion, Namibia, will face Uganda at home while Zimbabwe, led by their new coach and former Springbok star, Peter De Villiers, will play…

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In May, a month dedicated to women’s rugby in Africa

A global conference on the role of women in sport, a regional forum on women's leadership in rugby and a continent-wide tournament of women’s rugby sevens will all be held in Gaborone in May

At its last General Assembly in London in November 2017, World Rugby (https://goo.gl/NPUK88) launched a new global strategy to promote women's rugby for the period 2017 to 2025. Now it’s up to Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) to follow this example and formulate its own strategic plan adapted to take account of…