2006 Africa Cup

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7th Africa Cup
Date 8 April 2006 –
2 December 2006
Countries  Cameroon
 Ivory Coast
 Kenya
 Madagascar
 Morocco
 Namibia
 Senegal
 South Africa[1]
 Tunisia
 Uganda
 Zambia
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions  South Africa
Runner-up  Namibia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
2005
2007

The 2006 Africa Cup was the seventh edition of highest level rugby union tournament in Africa. In this edition, the tournament expanded from nine nations to twelve leading to a change in the format of the tournament which now includes four pools of three teams. Results from Pool 1 & 2 also counted for the 2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying.

Pool Stage[edit]

Pool 1 & 2 were played on home and away basis as they also counted for Round 2 of 2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying. Pool winners qualify for the semi-finals.

Pool 1[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Namibia 4 2 0 2 140 81 +59 8
2  Tunisia 4 2 0 2 91 67 +24 8
3  Kenya 4 2 0 2 79 162 -83 8
27 May 2006
Namibia  84 - 12  Kenya

10 June 2006
Kenya  25 - 21  Tunisia

1 July 2006
Tunisia  24 - 7  Namibia

2 September 2006
Kenya  30 - 26  Namibia

16 September 2006
Tunisia  31 - 12  Kenya

7 October 2006
Namibia  23 - 15  Tunisia

Pool 2[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Morocco 4 3 1 0 73 22 +51 11
2  Ivory Coast 4 1 1 2 41 73 -32 7
3  Uganda 4 1 0 3 47 66 -19 6
3 June 2006
Morocco  36 - 3  Uganda

17 June 2006
Ivory Coast  9 - 9  Morocco

1 July 2006
Uganda  32 - 7  Ivory Coast

2 September 2006
Uganda  3 - 5  Morocco

16 September 2006
Ivory Coast  18 - 9  Uganda

7 October 2006
Morocco  23 - 7  Ivory Coast

Pool 3[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1 South Africa S.Africa Amateur 2 2 0 0 114 14 +100 6
2  Senegal 2 1 0 1 25 100 -75 4
3  Cameroon 2 0 0 2 25 50 -25 2
8 April 2006
Senegal  20 - 16  Cameroon

10 June 2006
South Africa Amateur South Africa 84 - 5  Senegal

1 July 2006
Cameroon  9 - 30 South Africa South Africa Amateur

Pool 4[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Madagascar 2 1 1 0 81 40 +41 5
2  Zambia 2 1 0 1 32 69 -37 4
3  Zimbabwe 2 0 1 1 32 36 -4 2
12 August 2006
Zimbabwe  22 - 22  Madagascar

26 August 2006
Madagascar  59 - 18  Zambia

2 September 2006
Zambia  14 - 10  Zimbabwe

Semi-finals[edit]

Second semi-final on home and away because of the 2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying.

7 October 2006
South Africa Amateur South Africa 48 - 6  Madagascar
  • South Africa qualified to final

28 October 2006
Namibia  25 - 7  Morocco

11 November 2006
Morocco  8 - 27  Namibia

Final[edit]

2 December 2006
Namibia  27 - 29 South Africa South Africa Amateur

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ South Africa sent only amateur players