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    • Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa, has been re-elected as Executive Board Member of Association of African Sport Confederations (AASC) at its 17th Electoral General Assembly in Cairo, Egypt on December 9, 2019
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Rugby Africa President Khaled Babbou re-elected as Executive Board Member of Association of African Sport Confederations

The international organization for sports in Africa held its electoral General Assembly in Cairo this week

The 17th electoral General Assembly of the Association of African Sport Confederation (AASC) confirmed on the 9th of December its President Ahmed Nasser M.K. Mohamed and elected his Executive Board for the coming four years. AASC Vice Presidents are Taher Mesbahy and Penninah Kabenge and the Executive Board Members are…

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Cameroon rugby resurfaces on continental level

The Lions played their first friendly match against the Congolese Red Devils in Brazzaville after their suspension

Under the leadership of Marc Essono, President of the Cameroon Rugby Federation, Cameroon returns to the African rugby stage. The federation’s suspension has been lifted by Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) since four months and the team is eager to return with a roar. On November 29 the new team kit and equipment…

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    • Tahiana Ramanamijery of Madagascar (L) celebrates his try during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 1 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Jean Garcia of Madagascar (L) scores try during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Julio Mahavy of Madagascar (R) tackled by Obi Wilson of Nigeria (L) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Rija Rakotoarimanana of Madagascar (C) tackled by Jerry Peter of Nigeria (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Herizo Rasoanaivo of Madagascar during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Rija Rakotoarimanana of Madagascar during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Herizo Rasoanaivo of Madagascar (C) tackled by Jeremiah Peter of Nigeria (R) of Madagascar during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Tahiana Ramanamijery of Madagascar celebrates try during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Rija Rakotoarimanana of Madagascar tackled by Emmanuel Chukwudi Chukwuemeka of Nigeria during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Herizo Rasoanaivo of Madagascar during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Tolotra Ramaromiantso (C) of Madagascar tackled by Wilson Obi Izuchukwu of Nigeria during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Mahamasina Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar on 01 December 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Rugby Africa Cup: The Madagascar Makis XV score several tries to clinch a decisive 63-3 victory over Nigeria's Black Stallions

The Madagascar Makis won at home to earn a place in the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

Madagascar's national rugby team, the Makis XV, defeated Nigeria's Black Stallions at Mahamasina Municipal Stadium yesterday. The host team thoroughly dominated their opponents during the game. After 80 minutes of play, the final score was 63-3. This victory means Madagascar will be one of the 12 best African teams that…

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    • Moussa Barry of Senegal (L) tackles Cedric D'hotman of Mauritius during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Senegal and Mauritius at the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on 30 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Emeric Lamusse of Mauritius (L) tackles Ousmane Ndiaye of Senegal during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Senegal and Mauritius at the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on 30 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Mohamed Samba of Senegal wins ball in line out during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Senegal and Mauritius at the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on 30 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Amaury Lagane of Mauritius (R) tackles Tony Lanove De Tartas of Senegal (L) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Senegal and Mauritius at the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on 30 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Rugby Africa Cup: Senegal clearly beats Mauritius 63-0

The Senegalese lions reach the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 group phase after a dominant win of the elimination stage match against Mauritius

The Senegal rugby team fulfilled on Saturday their mission to book a spot in the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020. In front of a supportive home crowd the lions dominated mercilessly Mauritius 63-0. In the group phase of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 Senegal will now play…

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Black Stallions and Makis showdown in final elimination match for Rugby Africa Cup 2020

The Nigerian Black Stallions and Malagasy Makis are fighting this weekend for the last spot in the group phase

The last match of the elimination stage of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 between Nigeria and Madagascar kicks off on Sunday, 1 December at 15:00 local time (14:00 CAT) at the Mahamasima Stadium in Antananarivo Madagascar. Nigeria’s Black Stallions realize there is nothing to lose and everything to play…

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Senegal and Mauritius eager to secure a place in the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

In the second round of the elimination stage Senegal and Mauritius fight for a place in the group stage this weekend

The third match of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 between Senegal and Mauritius kicks off on Saturday, 30 November at 16:00 local time (18:00 CAT) at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar, Senegal. The match will be broadcasted live and for free on Rugby Africa’s Facebook page @RugbyAfrique…

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    • Bakary Meité of Côte D'Ivoire during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Bakary Meité of Côte D'Ivoire during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Christian Renaud Eba of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Sharif Gasore of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Hamed Diarra of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Sharif Gasore of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Christian Renaud Eba of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Barnabe Nginzwenayo of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Paul Richard Maurice Benjamin of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Donatien Ufitimfura of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Bakary Meite of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Pompidou Tuyishime of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Hamed Diarra of Côte D'Ivoire tackled by Janvier Bunani of Rwanda during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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    • Kevin Robinel Brou of Côte D'Ivoire during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Côte D'Ivoire and Rwanda at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Côte d’Ivoire clearly beats Rwanda (60-03) and qualifies for the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

Côte d’Ivoire qualified for the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020, on Saturday 23 November 2019

The Elephants beat the Rwandan Silverbacks (60-03) at the Bingerville Municipal Stadium in the qualifying rounds of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 (RugbyAfrique.com). Côte d’Ivoire's Elephants will now enter the group stage of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 where they will face Kenya and Morocco in June 2020. In front…

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    • Ronan McGann of Botswana claims ball from Lukman Yaya of Ghana (TOP) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Tafadzwa Ncube of Botswana (R) tackles Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (C) breaks through tackle from Jeremy Babbage of Botswana during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (R) challenged by Letlhogile Tshko of Botswana (L) and challenge for the ball during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) challenges Ronan McGann of Botswana (L) in line out during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Alexander Dorpenyo of Ghana (C) tackled byTshoganetso Katse of Botswana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Letlhogile Tsheko of Botswana (L) tries to block clearance from Kofi Montchon of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Ghana defeats Botswana 36-25 in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 kick-off match

Eagles secure their ticket to the group phase of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

The Ghana Rugby Men's 15s team have recorded a victory against the Botswana Men's 15s in their qualifier match of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020. The match which commenced at 11:00 am local time on Saturday was dubbed the "Battle of the Birds of Prey" due to the logos…

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Erratum match time - Côte d’Ivoire Elephants encounter Rwanda Silverbacks in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 elimination stage

The second match of the new Rugby Africa Cup format season 2020 kicks off this weekend in Abidjan with a fierce fight for a spot in the group stage

The second Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 elimination stage match kicks off on Saturday, 23 November at 15:00 local time (17:00 CAT) now at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Due to the weather conditions the kick-off has been moved an hour forward. Both teams are determined to continue…

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Côte d’Ivoire Elephants encounter Rwanda Silverbacks in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 elimination stage

The second match of the new Rugby Africa Cup format season 2020 kicks off this weekend in Abidjan with a fierce fight for a spot in the group stage

The second Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 elimination stage match kick offs on Saturday, 23 November at 15:00 local time (17:00 CAT) at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Both teams are determined to continue to the group stage of the RAC 2020 where after they will stand a…