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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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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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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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Namibia is qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Kenya has one last chance to qualify in the international playoff tournament

After fifteen thrilling matches, the Rugby Africa Gold Cup ended on a high note with three games played consecutively on Saturday 18th August across the African continent in Kampala, Windhoek and Monastir

In the end, it was Namibia who won the Rugby Africa Gold Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) trophy and the right to join South Africa in Pool B at the next Rugby World Cup in 2019 in Japan. It is clear that from the start, the Namibian team dominated the competition and well…

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Rugby World Cup - Online Press Conference: Ask your questions live to the winner of the Rugby World Cup' African Qualifiers

Ask your questions live on Monday at 10am UK time to Kenya captain Davis Chenge, Kenya Head Coach Ian Snook, and Namibia Rugby Union CEO Mervin Green

Kenya meet Namibia in crunch Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying match this weekend. The winner of the match will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan as Africa 1, joining reigning champions New Zealand, South Africa, Italy and the repechage winner in Pool B. Journalists interested in participating in…

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Suspense is high for the three remaining matches of the African qualifiers for the Rugby World Cup 2019 this Saturday, 18th August

The stakes for the last three matches of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 could not be higher, with a dramatic final between Namibia and Kenya, and a fierce fight between Zimbabwe, Tunisia and Morocco to remain in the Gold Cup

The 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup concludes this Saturday, August 18th with three intense matches. In Windhoek, Namibia will host Kenya for the final match of the tournament. With 17 points on the scoreboard, Kenya absolutely needs to win the match to overtake Namibia who already have a total of…

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Kick-off is imminent for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup, the final round of the African qualifications for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Fifteen extremely intense matches will be played with a place to accompany South Africa to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan at stake

The kick-off of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) is scheduled to take place in just two weeks. Fifteen extremely intense matches will be played with a place to accompany South Africa to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan at stake. The six teams in line are in full…

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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…