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The future of Rugby in Africa discussed at a meeting of Presidents in London

Rugby Africa EXCO Members attended meetings in London with members of World Rugby and Rugby Europe to discuss global projects and the development of African rugby

The President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), Mr Khaled Babbou, attended meetings in London on the 16th of April, with his counterpart from Rugby Europe, Mr Octavian Morariu, and members of World Rugby to discuss the  project of a World Rugby Nations Championship and its implications for Tier 2 and Tier…

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The victory of Kenya over previously unbeaten Namibia

For the first time, Kenya qualifies for the Junior World Trophy which will take place in Sao José Dos Campos, Brazil, from 9th to 21st July, 2019

In Nairobi, the "Chipus", the under-20s Kenyan selection, emerged as victors from the African Under-20 Championship Tournament, beating the Namibians, the previously unconquered title-holders. This was an remarkable victory dislodging Namibia from its throne for the first time. In another surprise of the tournament, Senegal, ranked 4th, managed to beat…

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Eleven African under-20 national teams will compete in three groups of the U20 Barthes Cup for a place in the 2019 Junior World Trophy

The 2019 Rugby Africa competition season will be launched by the U20 Barthes Cup which takes place from April 4th to May 12th, 2019

At the General Assembly held in Marrakesh on March 2nd, all of the Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) stakeholders agreed that the focus needs to be on the long-term future and therefore they have decided to expand the under-20s competition. The young people of Africa are its greatest resource. The United Nations estimates…

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Ghana’s President Herbert Mensah to join the Rugby Africa Executive Committee

Mr Herbert Mensah is invited to contribute his experience in building commercial value for Rugby Africa competitions

The newly elected EXCO led by Mr Khaled Babbou has in the spirit of unity and as part of the strategy to have more inclusion and teamwork, invited Mr Herbert Mensah to join the Rugby Africa Executive Committee as a special non-voting member under section 8 of the by-laws of…

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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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The President of Rugby Africa, Abdelaziz Bougja, ‘chooses’ Morocco to host the handover of his function

He took the opportunity to formalise the appointment of Nasser Bougja, brother of the president of Rugby Africa, as the representative of Morocco on the executive committee

The president of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) (formerly the Confederation), Abdelaziz Bougja, said on Wednesday evening in Casablanca, that he symbolically chose his own country, Morocco, to hand over the reins of the pan-African organisation after 17 years of service at its head, on the occasion of the elective assembly scheduled…

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Société Générale in Partnership with Rugby Africa

This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to supporting the development and openness of rugby in France and internationally, especially in Africa

Société Générale (www.SocieteGenerale.com) and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) have agreed to join forces for the next two years to support the development of rugby in Africa, with a particular emphasis on rugby competitions for women and young athletes. This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to…

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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…