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    • Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament (1)
    • Tunisia’s team work and playing deep paid off
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    • Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament (2)
    • Tunisia relied on speed and playing in the deep
    • Tunisia charges through Cote d’Ivoire’s defenders
    • Tunisia ploughs through Cote d’Ivoire’s defends to score
    • Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament (3)
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Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament

Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil

Tunisia’s women’s team played Cote d’Ivoire, who had lost to Senegal in the previous match on October 17th at El Menzeh Rugby Ground in Tunisia’s capital. Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil. Tunisia started strong,…

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Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s Tournament to Take Place between 9 – 17 October 2021

As part of Rugby Africa’s mission is to develop women’s rugby on the continent, the tournament enables women to express themselves through this sport of strong values

The Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s tournament is set to take place from 9 – 17 October 2021, at the Stade de Rugby d’El Menzah in Tunis, Tunisia. Battling it out on field will be Tunisia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Senegal. Senegal is expected to arrive in Tunisia on October 7…

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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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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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Team Madagascar finally lands in Kenya for the 2021 U20 Barthés Trophy and Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

Rugby Africa was able to assist with sending the team to Kenya, while adhering to COVID-19 procedures and protocols

Flying their flag proudly, Madagascar has finally landed in Kenya for The U20 Barthés Trophy which kicked off on June 26 at Nairobi’s Nyayo National Stadium and will run until July 11, 2021. Initially hit by travelling restrictions and closed borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rugby Africa was able…

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Ireland, France, and Russia secure a place in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic games following this weekend’s 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage

The Olympic repechage is the final part of the global qualifying process and features the best-placed eligible teams who missed out on automatic qualification

Twenty- two teams took to the field, but it was the Irish men’s team and French and Russian women’s’ teams that secured the winning tickets to Tokyo, following the three-day 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage that took place this weekend at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. The Olympic repechage…

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    • During the execution of the national anthem (in front the captain of Burkina Faso Sawadogo Yvette)
    • During the execution of the national anthem (in front the national trainer of Cameroun: Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui)
    • Supporters from Burkina Faso. They are in uniform and they are all from the Ecole Nationale de la Police situated next to the stadium (few meters away). They shouted out a lot during all the match to support the female team
    • The 3 referees - In the middle: Bineta Sene (from Senegal)
    • Getting on the playground for the match start
    • The Lionesses of Cameroon win the return Test Match against Burkina Faso (1)
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The Lionesses of Cameroon win the return Test Match against Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso finally lost to Cameroon by the final score of 35 to 3

After their first victory, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon won, this June 12, 2021, at the Stadium Aout 4 in Ouagadougou, the return test match against the Ladies Stallions of Burkina Faso by the score of 35 to 3. This return test match was highly anticipated by the two teams…

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    • Burkina Faso women’s team coach – Velhyr Dabiré
    • Burkina Faso’s captain – Yvette Sawadogo
    • Cameroonian team celebrating their victory in front of supporters from Burkina Faso
    • Cameroonian women’s team coach – Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui (1)
    • Cameroonian women’s team coach – Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui (2)
    • Cameroonian’s captain – Gertrude Prombove
    • Greetings to the Burkina Faso team
    • Greeting and pep talks from Dr. Elvis Tano, General Treasurer of Rugby Africa with the black hat, and Mr. Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa in the black T-shirt
    • President of Rugby Africa – Khaled Babbou
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Cameroon's Women's Rugby team wins the test match against Burkina Faso

This is the first match since Cameroon returned to African and international rugby bodies after almost a decade of absence

On the sidelines of the Rugby Africa Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) repechage held in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon triumphed, on the morning of 9th, 2021 at the August 4 stadium, against the Stallions of Burkina Faso by the score of 37 to 0. Scheduled for 08:00AM GMT, the…

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Rugby Africa and World Rugby Come Together for a Female Focused Online Match Officials’ Course

It involves 8 weeks of online theoretical sessions followed by in-country practical sessions with local Educators and Trainers

Questions for Mudiwa Mundawarara – Referee Manager at Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) 1. Kindly elaborate on what the planned online course will touch base on? This is a World Rugby Level 2 Course for match officiating. As such it will follow the course outline as prescribed by World Rugby which includes…

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Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Donatienne Rasoampamonjy is a Force to be Reckoned with in Madagascar

The regional technical advisor and coach trainer is trailblazing in the name of women in rugby

As the second largest island country off the East Coast of Africa, Madagascar is packing with rugby heroine power in the name of Donatienne Rasoampamonjy, a Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable who is making waves in her hometown. Handpicked amongst leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of…