2000 Africa Cup

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1st Africa Cup
Tournament details
Date 17 June 2000–
15 December 2000
No. of nations  Ivory Coast [1]
 Morocco
 Namibia
 South Africa Amateurs[2]
 Tunisia
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions  South Africa
Runner-up  Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
2001

The 2000 Africa Cup (officially called at those time "Africa Top Six") was the first edition of highest level rugby union tournament in Africa

Only five teams were involved due the withdraw of Ivory Coast Team. South Africa participated with a Under-23 amateurs team.

The teams were divided in two pool played on home away basis.

Pool South[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  South Africa Amateurs 4 4 0 0 259 43 +216 8
2  Namibia 4 2 0 2 93 204 -111 4
3  Zimbabwe 4 0 0 4 82 187 -105 0
17 June 2000
South Africa Amateurs South Africa 64 - 12  Zimbabwe


1 July 2000
Zimbabwe  26 - 31  Namibia

8 July 2000
Namibia  18 - 53 South Africa South Africa Amateurs

15 July 2000
Zimbabwe  10 - 51 South Africa South Africa Amateurs

22 July 2000
Namibia  41 - 34  Zimbabwe

Pool North[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Morocco 2 2 0 0 42 29 +13 4
2  Tunisia 2 0 0 2 29 42 -13 0
7 October 2000
Morocco  27 - 9  Tunisia

4 November 2000
Tunisia  20 - 25  Morocco

Final[edit]

16 December 2000
Morocco  14 - 44 South Africa South Africa Amateur



References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ withdraw
  2. ^ South Africa sent only amateur players