Africa Rugby Cup draft: dates and location confirmed



Africa Rugby Cup draft: dates and location confirmed

We wish to inform the public of the official confirmation of the location and date of the draft for the Africa Rugby Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com). The tournament will be hosted by the Rugby Federation of Burkina Faso in the capital Ouagadougou, from June 5 to 13.

On the sidelines of the organization of the Rolande Boro tournament, the President of the Rugby Union of Burkina Faso, the preparations are underway and now at an advanced stage, with a growing enthusiasm of the supporters.

Andrew Owor, Vice-President of Rugby Africa and Chairman of the Rugby Committee, welcomes the will of the Burkina Faso Rugby Union to organize such an important tournament, which officially marks the start of the African qualifiers for the World Cup of rugby 2023 to be held in France.

Four teams are expected to participate in a three-day round robin tournament, namely Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon and Nigeria. Once the dust settles and with the results, the winner of the tournament will join Pool D of the Africa Rugby Cup, to be held in Tunisia in July. Pool D includes the national teams of Zimbabwe and Tunisia.

According to Andrew Owor, the top two teams from each of the four pools will advance to the finals of the Africa Rugby Cup in 2022. Subsequently, the top 8 African teams will compete for direct qualification to the Rugby World Cup. and a place in the draft tournament, setting the stage.

Rugby Africa presented the following fixture list to kick off the tournament.

Thursday June 3

  • Arrival of visiting teams

Saturday June 5

  • Nigeria vs Burundi
  • Cameroon vs Burkina Faso

Wednesday June 9

  • Nigeria vs Burkina Faso
  • Burundi vs Cameroon

Sunday June 13:

  • Nigeria vs Cameroon
  • Burkina Faso vs Burundi

Monday June 14

  • Departure of visiting teams

African rugby has evolved at a very rapid pace over the years. It also adds to the excitement of fans and players, as the seasons go by. On an ongoing basis, we have seen improved levels of inclusion in the sport, which has seen greater participation of women as players and fans.

In addition, we have seen the Webb Ellis Cup penetrate the continent through the Springboks, which confirms to us the great quality of Rugby that we play as a region. Judging from the last Africa Rugby Cup campaign, we remain supported by the commitment of the players, coaches and fans, who through their participation have made the African rugby entity a force. globally competitive.

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