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Ghana’s President Herbert Mensah to join the Rugby Africa Executive Committee

Mr Herbert Mensah is invited to contribute his experience in building commercial value for Rugby Africa competitions

The newly elected EXCO led by Mr Khaled Babbou has in the spirit of unity and as part of the strategy to have more inclusion and teamwork, invited Mr Herbert Mensah to join the Rugby Africa Executive Committee as a special non-voting member under section 8 of the by-laws of…

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Khaled Babbou elected President of Rugby Africa

Jurie Roux (South Africa) and Andrew Owor (Uganda) join the Executive Board; Affiliation of Egypt is voted by show of hands with 25 votes in favor

Today, March 2, 2019, in Marrakech, was held the 13th General Assembly of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) of which here are the highlights: The elections of the new Executive Committee begin after the quorum is reached, the scrutineers appointed and the confirmed candidates. The officers of the Executive Board are elected…

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The President of Rugby Africa, Abdelaziz Bougja, ‘chooses’ Morocco to host the handover of his function

He took the opportunity to formalise the appointment of Nasser Bougja, brother of the president of Rugby Africa, as the representative of Morocco on the executive committee

The president of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) (formerly the Confederation), Abdelaziz Bougja, said on Wednesday evening in Casablanca, that he symbolically chose his own country, Morocco, to hand over the reins of the pan-African organisation after 17 years of service at its head, on the occasion of the elective assembly scheduled…

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Société Générale in Partnership with Rugby Africa

This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to supporting the development and openness of rugby in France and internationally, especially in Africa

Société Générale (www.SocieteGenerale.com) and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) have agreed to join forces for the next two years to support the development of rugby in Africa, with a particular emphasis on rugby competitions for women and young athletes. This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to…

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Rugby Africa Summit: More than 30 African rugby federations will gather in Morocco for the Rugby Africa Summit

The President of the African Rugby Confederation, Abdelaziz Bougja, is handing over the torch after 17 years of service to the development of African rugby

The African association of World Rugby, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), is organising the first Rugby Africa Summit to be held on the 27thFebruary to 2ndMarch 2019 at the Adam Park Hotel in Marrakech (Morocco). On the agenda are an executive committee meeting of the association for the continent, training workshops, and…

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The Kenya Simbas will face Hong Kong on Saturday in the repechage tournament whose winner will qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

As communicated earlier this week by Kenya Rugby Union, the Kenya Simbas have made six changes to the squad that kicked off the Repechage with a 19-65 loss to Canada on Sunday 11th November in Marseilles, France

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja, will attend Saturday’s match and support the Kenya Simbas for this crucial game. “Kenya qualifying for the World Cup would change the face of rugby in the country and be such a massive boost for African rugby in general. I am really proud of…

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Triple win for African rugby on the global stage

World Rugby elects Mr Alexander from South Africa on its executive committee, adopts Burkina Faso as a new associate member and welcomes back Nigeria as a full member

SA Rugby president Mr. Mark Alexander was elected to the World Rugby’s Executive Council in elections held in Dublin on Wednesday. "It is a huge honour to be named on the executive body among a number of highly respected administrators in the game," said Mr. Alexander from Dublin, where the…

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Zimbabwe crowned Rugby Sevens African champions

At the end of a fiercely contested competition between the top twelve African teams, Zimbabwe emerged as the victors from the Rugby Sevens 2018 Africa Championship, qualifying for three major international events and confirming their chances of Olympic qualification

Uganda had great hopes of retaining the title of African Champions for the third year in a row and Kenya had the clear intention of winning back the title, but they were caught unawares by Zimbabwe's performance in the final, who beat the hot favourites, Kenya, 17 to 5. The…

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The 12 best African teams compete in the Africa Men’s Sevens tournament, the biggest Africa rugby event

The 2018 competition season of Rugby Africa will end on a high note with the Africa Men’s Sevens tournament in Jemmel, Tunisia this weekend

The twelve best African teams (apart from South Africa) will compete for the African Champion title. In 2019 they will be joined by Côte d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have just been promoted from regional pre qualification events. The 2019 Africa Men’s Sevens tournament will serve…

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Rugby Africa’s Sevens tournament available Live on YouTube

Rugby Africa’s Sevens tournament named “Africa Men’s Sevens” will be held on the 13th and 14th of October 2018, in Monastir, Tunisia

Twelve teams will compete: Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Zambia, Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco, Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius and Namibia Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Sevens tournament named “Africa Men’s Sevens” will be held on the 13th and 14th of October 2018, in Monastir, Tunisia. Watch Live on YouTube: Day 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUCs3bS6-DI Day 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8kNBuJCy8E…