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In good times and bad times rugby is life for Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat

Having joined the game in her last year of college, the passionate player is the epitome of having the game define and refine one’s life journey

Balancing life, work and the love for the game, Egypt’s rugby player and Rugby Africa’s (RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat would have it no other way. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the vibrant young woman is leading…

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The African Qualifiers for Rugby World Cup 2023 will be played in France in July 2022

The Rugby Africa Cup 2022, the last qualifying round for Rugby World Cup 2023, will bring together the 8 best African teams for a sensational tournament hosted by France 2023

Following a call for applications launched to all African member federations of World Rugby as well as to France 2023, the Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) commissions have reviewed the submissions in the light of very precise criteria to evaluate the offers and enable Rugby Africa’s Executive Committee to choose the host…

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Finalists announced for the inaugural Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

The winners will be announced on 7th September 2021 during the virtual awards

The inaugural Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com/) Media and Photography Awards is pleased to announce the finalists in the running of the prestigious awards. With applications to the awards running from 17th May to 31st July 2021, the competition was open to journalists and photographers who have remarkably captured the oval ball,…

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Rugby Africa launches online sports management training for women’s rugby managers

This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project

Rugby Africa (RA) (www.RugbyAfrique.com/), as the first initiative of a regional association, announces the launch of an "online" sports management training for women’s rugby managers from RA unions members. This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project in alignment with Rugby Africa's strategic objectives. Developed under…

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One week left to apply for the Rugby Africa Media & Photography Awards!

Applications for Rugby Africa’s Inaugural Media & Photography Awards are still open!

As part of Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) work in growing the culture of sport across the African continent, 2 exceptional creatives will be recognised for their contributions in the promotion and progression of the game and will have the opportunity to walk away with an incredible US$1500! With the deadline for…

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Rugby Africa wishes the South African and Kenyan rugby sevens teams well during the Tokyo Olympics

African teams came together to prepare the qualified teams for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage, with friendly tournaments and shared preparation camps

With the Tokyo Olympics rugby sevens competition underway from today until 31st July at the Tokyo Stadium, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) is fully supporting and wishing well the South African and Kenyan teams who qualified for the Olympics. South Africa, bronze medallists in Rio, and USA are in Pool C having both…

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A wrap up of the Rugby Africa Cup games which double as Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualifiers

Qualifying began with a round-robin tournament between Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Burundi

Despite the challenges of COVID-19 and travel restrictions, 13 top African rugby men’s teams have been competing through more than a month of on field competition in the 2021-2022 Rugby Africa Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) pool play-offs which culminated this Thursday in Harare, Zimbabwe. The 2021–22 Rugby Africa Cup, which doubles as qualifying for…

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From an urban slum to playing in the Ugandan Women’s Rugby National team, World Rugby Unstoppable Samiyah Ayikoru is breaking barriers for young women

The three-time Uganda Sports Press Association Female Rugby Player of the years 2015, 2017 and 2019, is a force to be reckoned with

Fighting adversity and faced with extreme poverty in the Kampala urban slum of Nakawa was no deterrent for Rugby Africa Unstoppable (www.RugbyAfrique.com) and international player Samiyah Ayikoru who used rugby to provide a better life and stand as a shining beam for young women in Uganda. Twenty-two-year-old Samiyah is a confident,…

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Namibia largely defeated Madagascar in Rugby Africa Cup

This was an enhanced victory which revived Namibia, after their loss against Côte d'Ivoire

During the second day of the Rugby Africa Cup Pool A (www.RugbyAfrique.com), which took place on Wednesday July 7th 2021, Namibia beat Madagascar (52-10) at the stadium of the Excellence Alassane Ouattara’s High School in Grand Bassam. This was an enhanced victory which revived Namibia, after their loss against Côte…

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Ivory Coast gains victory on home turf against Namibia

The Elephants defeated the Welwitschias of Namibia by a score of 24-13

Ivory Coast dominated Namibia in the inaugural match of the "Rugby Africa Cup" (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Pool A Qualifiers at the Alassane Ouattara High School Stadium in Grand Bassam. In front of his audience, the Ivory Coast managed to tame the Namibian ogre. The Elephants defeated the Welwitschias of Namibia by a…