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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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    • 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
    • Katlego Mohutsiwa of Botswana (C) breaks through Ghana defence 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
    • Ronan McGann of Botswana wins ball 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
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (L) instructs teammate Lukman Yaya 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
    • Abdul Jalilu Yussif of Ghana (L) celebrates victory with teammate Jason Kweku Dzata 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 embraced by fans 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
    • Match officials lead players onto the pitch 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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Ghana Eagles meet Botswana Vultures in historic Rugby Africa Cup 2020 kick-off match

The new Rugby Africa Cup format season 2020 starts this weekend in Ghana with a battle of the birds of prey

The first Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 encounter kicks off on Saturday, 23 November at 11 am local time (13:00 CAT) at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana. This RAC 2020 kick-off is remarkable in two ways. It is the official start of a new competition format on the…

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Continental championship Rugby Africa Cup 2020 season starts with new spectator experience

The top 16 African teams compete in this new format for the crown of African Rugby 15’s

Earlier this year Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) announced the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC). A format that is easier to follow for spectators and more inclusive for teams across the continent. On November 23, 2019, the elimination stage kicks off the new season with two matches: Côte d’Ivoire vs Rwanda in…

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    • Ofoyrwoth Aaron of Uganda, Andrew Amonde of Kenya and Munyani Ian of Uganda during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Ofoyrwoth Aaron of Uganda, Andrew Amonde of Kenya and Munyani Ian of Uganda during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Jeffrey Oluoch of Kenya and Kasito Adrian of Uganda during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Massangananzia Isaac of Uganda, Ogena Pius of Uganda and Vincent Onyala of Kenya during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Johnston Olindi of Kenya and Wokorach Philip of Uganda during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • The trophy was handed to Kenya’s captain Andrew Amonde by Lionel Reina, CEO of APO Group, the main official sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa at the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, and thus qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Kenya receives gold medals and the trophy as winners of the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, and thus qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Kenya receives gold medals and the trophy as winners of the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, and thus qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Kenya receives gold medals and the trophy as winners of the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, and thus qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Zimbabwe collect their bronze medal after winning the 3-4 play-off match against Madagascar at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Zimbabwe collect their bronze medal after winning the 3-4 play-off match against Madagascar at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Uganda collect their silver medals after losing in the Final to Kenya at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Team Uganda collect their silver medals after losing in the Final to Kenya at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Yahya Gisa of Tunisia and Moalosi Mesh of Botswana during Game 20 TUNISIA v BOTSWANA at the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Michael Acquaye of Ghana and Akkarmoudi Said of Morocco during Game 21 MOROCCO - GHANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan , Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Francis Kweku Mensa-Donkor of Ghana and Akkarmoudi Said of Morocco during Game 21 MOROCCO - GHANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Assez Olaitan Ladipo of Nigeria during Game 22 ZAMBIA - NIGERIA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • No 17 of Zambia during Game 22 ZAMBIA - NIGERIA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Stephan Hunduza of Zimbabwe and Solomampionona Maminandrasan of Madagascar during Game 23 ZIMBAWE - MADAGASCAR at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Muharua Katjijeko of Namibia and Sall Mansour of Senegal during Game 24 NAMIBIA - SENEGAL at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan , Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Adriaan Booysen of Namibia and Call Mansour of Senegal during Game 24 NAMIBIA - SENEGAL at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Ofoyrwoth Aaron of Uganda and Daniel Tsabu of Kenya during Game 25 KENYA - UGANDA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Massangananzia Isaac of Uganda and Johnston Olindi of Kenya during Game 25 KENYA - UGANDA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Balyoko Sovalio of Côte d’Ivoire during Game 26 CÔTE D’IVOIRE v GHANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Alexander Dorpenyo of Ghana during Game 26 CÔTE D’ IVOIRE v GHANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan , Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Cliaws Khalife of Tunisia and El Arrouchi Marouane of Morocco during Game 27 TUNISIA v MOROCCO at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Achabar Adil of Morocco and Ailuif Dhif of Tunisia during Game 27 TUNISIA v MOROCCO at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Rivalland Adrien of Mauritius during Game 28 MAURITIUS v BOTSWANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Noel Quentin of Mauritius and Rramorweenyane Mpho of Botswana during Game 28 MAURITIUS v BOTSWANA at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Wokorach Philip of Uganda and Njabula Ndlovu of Zimbabwe during Game 29 ZIMBABWE v UGANDA Semi 1 at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Oscar Dennis of Kenya during Game 30 KENYA v MADAGASCAR Semi 2 at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Herizo Rasoanaivo of Madagascar and Jeffrey Oluoch of Kenya during Game 30 Kenya v Madagascar Semi 2 at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan , Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Chiemerie Felix of Nigeria and Diaby Ibrahim of Senegal at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Yahya Gisa of Tunisia during Game 33 TUNISIA v CÔTE D' IVOIRE at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • Tafadina Ghitokwindo of Zimbabwe and Herizo Rasoannaivo of Madagascar during Game 35 3-4 Play off MADAGASCAR v ZIMBABWE at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
    • The trophy of the Rugby Africa Men's Sevens tournament 2019, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019
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Kenya crowned champions and secure their spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kenya successfully qualified for the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens came to an end on its second day

The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens which was sponsored by Société Générale has come to an end on Saturday and so did the tournament. The continental competition was hosted by the South African Rugby Union and organised by Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com). Kenya were crowned champions after…

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    • Connor Pritcharo of Zimbabwe challenged by Ladipo Azeez Olaitan of Nigeria during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Zimbabwe at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Gaan Oneill of Zimbabwe challenges Samaila Nihu Ibrahim of Nigeria during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Zimbabwe at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Bavyo Soualio of Ivory Coast challenged by Andrew Amonde of Kenya during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ivory Coast and Kenya at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Yaurice Benjamin Richard of Ivory Coast challenged by Bush Mwale of Kenya during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ivory Coast and Kenya at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Ocen Levis of Uganda challenged by Naigrot Florian of Mauritius during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Uganda and Mauritius at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Naigrot Florian of Mauritius challenged by Ogena Pius of Uganda during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Uganda and Mauritius at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Munyani Ian of Uganda challenged by Rodber Zac of Mauritius during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Uganda and Mauritius at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Ferrat Etienne of Maritius challenged by Ocen Levis of Uganda during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Uganda and Mauritius at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Mbolahaiza Fzangcois of Madagascar challenged by Dent Patrick of Botswana during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Madagascar and Botswana at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Solomampionona Marinandazana of Madagascar during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Madagascar and Botswana at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Rabenazivo Bozgia of Madagascar challenged by Kagiso Molefhi of Botswana during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Madagascar and Botswana at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Lawrence Kaushiku of Zambia challenged by Michael Acquaye of Ghana during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ghana and Zambia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Laston Mukosa of Zambia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ghana and Zambia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Calestus Bosoka of Ghana challenged by Masabo Mike of Zambia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ghana and Zambia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Kofi Montchon of Ghana challenged by Masabo Mike of Zambia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Ghana and Zambia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Muharua Katjyeko of Namibia challenged by Bilal Soken of Tunisia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Tunisia and Namibia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
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    • Bilal Soken of Tunisia challenged by Muharua Katjyeko of Namibia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Tunisia and Namibia at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
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    • Boulahcen Meddi of Morocco challenged by Dia Ibrahima of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Senegal and Morocco at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Ndong Stephane Thiour of Senegal challenges El Kadiri Naapap of Morocco during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Senegal and Morocco at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Gaan Oneill of Zimbabwe challenged by Joseph Favour of Nigeria during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Zimbabwe at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Kwaicwashe Chiwanza of Zimbabwe challenged by Joseph Favour of Nigeria during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Zimbabwe at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Taknozwa Kumadibo of Zimbabwe challenged by Ladipo Azeez Olaitan of Nigeria during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Zimbabwe at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Gerswin Monton of Namibia challenged by Wokorach Philip of Uganda during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Namibia and Uganda at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Micheal Okorach of Uganda challenged by Adriaan Booysen (r) and Elmarco Beukes of Namibia during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Namibia and Uganda at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Lom Abdoul of Senegal challenged by Oscar Dennis of Kenya during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Nelson Oyoo of Kenya challenged by Diaby Ibrahima of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Nelson Oyoo of Kenya challenged by Diaby Ibrahima of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Lom Abdoul of Senegal tackles Andrew Amonde of Kenya during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Andrew Amonde of Kenya challenged by Ibrahima of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Taabu Daniel of Kenya challenged by Abdousy of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Kenya and Senegal at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Masego Moalosi of Botswana challenged by Camara Adama (r) and Bhuyoko Soualio (l) of Ivory Coast during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Botswana and Ivory Coast at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Agholor Issac Chukwyem of Nigeria challenged by Andoniaina Safdy (l) and Rabealala Baiuface of Madagascar (r) during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Nigeria and Madagascar at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Declan Chinedo Nwachukwu of Nigeria challenged by Mbolahaiza Fzangcois of Madagascar during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Madagascar and Nigeria at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
    • Kasito Adrian of Uganda challenged by Babacar Ba of Senegal during the 2019 Rugby Africa Mens 7s match between Senegal and Uganda at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan on the 08 November 2019
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2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens gets off to a fascinating start

The fourteen participating African teams started their journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the first day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens kicked off in Johannesburg, South Africa

The first day of Africa Men's Sevens tournament which is sponsored by Société Général has come to an end in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. The tournament is hosted by the South African Rugby Union and organised by Rugby Africa. 14 teams were in action as they looked to…

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Africa Men’s Sevens rugby teams set all eyes on Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The Africa Men’s Sevens will be the second African qualifier on the road to Tokyo after the Women’s Sevens tournament in Tunisia earlier this month where Kenya secured its direct ticket to the Games

Under the umbrella of Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com), and together with their partner Société Générale, the South Africa Rugby Union hosts the Africa Men’s Sevens on the 8th and 9th November 2019 in the Bosman stadium in Johannesburg. 14 African teams compete at the Africa Men’s Sevens tournament 2019 for the…

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    • South African player about to stop the Moroccan attack. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0.
    • Moroccan and South African player compete for the ball. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0.
    • Moroccan Player kicks off the second day.
    • Successful defense by South Africa. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Morocco and South Africa scrum. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Senegalese players build their attack.
    • Madagascar flank sprints down the sideline. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Madagascar breaks through Senegalese defense. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5.
    • Senegalese player attempts to stop the Malagasy on her attack. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Malagasy player attempts to tackle the Senegalese. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Slick maneuvering by the Senegalese player. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5.
    • Tunisian players tackles Uganda player while her team mate makes a run with the ball. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda.
    • Ugandan and Tunisian players battle for ball possession. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Tunisian player breaks through the Ugandan defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Tunisian player tries to shake off Uganda’s last defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Kenya player runs down the sideline for a chance to score a try. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5.
    • Kenyan player brought to the ground by the Zimbabwean. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan player has her eyes on the ball. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan Player runs past the Zimbabwe defenders. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • The tournament ball for the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019.
    • Ghana Player (in black) tries to keep the ball under control
    • Mauritius breaks through the Ghana defense. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius and Ghana scrum for the ball. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius player goes for the try line. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10
    • Mauritius and Ghana players shake hand after an exciting game. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Botswana player (in Blue and white) attempts to stop the Zambia player
    • Botswana catches the ball. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Botswana player looking for a gap. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Zambia player breaking through Botswana defense. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament trophy
    • Referee blows the whistle of the game Ghana beat Zambia 21 – 14.
    • Time for a team picture after Ghana’s victory over Zambia 21 – 14.
    • South African players celebrate the victory of the tournament
    • Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou, gives Kenyan players silver medals
    • South African players receive gold medals
    • South Africa receives the trophy of the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament 2019
    • South Africa wins the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019
    • Kenya receive silver medals and qualify to Tokyo 2020
    • Madagascar receive bronze medals for 3rd place
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (1)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (2)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (3)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (4)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (5)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (6)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (7)
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South Africa crowned champions and Kenya book their Spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kenya managed to book their ticket to the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens comes to an end on its second day

The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) Women’s Sevens sponsored by Société Générale has come to an end on Sunday and so did the tournament. Kenya lost the final game to South Africa 14-15, however, they still managed to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. South Africa and Kenya…

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    • Madagascar and Morocco scrumming. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Moroccan player sprints with the ball. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Tunisian player tackles the counterpart from Mauritius
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: The Tunisian player sprints to make the goal
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Mauritius players tackles its Tunisian counterpart
    • Zimbabwe trying to hold on to the ball. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackles the Zambian to the ground. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackling Zambia. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwe defending their position. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • South African player brings the Ugandan player to the ground. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • South African players attempt to catch up with the Ugandan player. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • South African player makes a run for the try line. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Referee at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ugandan defense stops South African attack. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Nadine Roos from South Africa successfully scores. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Ugandan players clash with the South Africans at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • Senegalese player catches the ball from a line-out. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Try attempt by Botswana with the Senegalese on defense. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Botswana player tries to escape the Senegalese grip. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Senegalese player sprints down the field alone to score for her team at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ghana attempts to stop the Kenya. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Kenyan player sprints past Ghanaian player to score. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghanaian player tries to hold on to the ball while attempting to break away from the Kenyan grip. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghana loses the ball after a Kenyan tackle from behind. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Madagascar and Tunisia scrumming. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Madagascar and Tunisia huddling before the scrum. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Captains of the 12 teams that compete in Monastir, Tunisia at the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament. From top left to right: Fatouma Taba (Senegal), Philadelphia Orlando (Kenya), Meriem Mekni (Tunisia), Charlotte Mudoola (Uganda), Kelebogile Bagwasi (Botswana), Martha Banda (Zambia) From bottom left to right: Zineb Talib (Morocco), Céline Lagesse (Mauritius), Precious Marange (Zimbabwe), Hannah Osabea Danso (Ghana), Tantely Razafimahefa (Madagascar), Zintle Mpupha (South Africa)
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2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Seven Kicks Off its First Day on a High Note

The twelve participating African teams embark on their journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the first day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens kicks off in Monastir, Tunisia

The first day of the Africa Women’s Sevens has come to an end in the coastal city of Monastir, Tunisia. 12 teams have set off on the first day of their two-day journey to seek a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics World Rugby Sevens Series. Morocco and Madagascar were…

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Best of Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens staged in Tunisia

Twelve of the best African teams compete at the Rugby Women’s Sevens tournament 2019 for their participation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the World Rugby Sevens Series qualifier tournament

Under the umbrella of Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com/), and together with their partner Société Générale, the Fédération Tunisienne de Rugby (Tunisian rugby federation) hosts the Africa Women’s Sevens on the 12th and 13th October 2019 in the Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium in Monastir, Tunisia. It is the second time Rugby Africa…