2007 Africa Cup

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8th Africa Cup
Tournament details
Date 26 May 2007 –
27 November 2007
No. of nations 12
Final positions
Champions  Uganda
Runner-up  Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
2006
2008

The 2007 Africa Cup was the eighth edition of highest level rugby union tournament in Africa. The competition involved twelve teams that were divided into two zones (North and South). Each zone was then divided into two pools of three. Each pool winner then qualified for a semi-final; the semi-final winners then played each other in the final.

Nations[edit]

The teams competing were:

°South Africa sent only amateur players.

Pool stage[edit]

Pool winners qualify for the semi-finals.

Bonus point system: 4 points for a win, 2 for a draw, 0 for a loss, 1 point for scoring four tries in a game, 1 point for losing by seven or less.

North Pool Group A[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Kenya 2 2 0 0 45 35 0 8
2  Morocco 2 1 0 1 36 29 1 5
3  Cameroon 2 0 0 2 25 42 1 1
26 May 2007
Morocco  20 - 6  Cameroon

23 June 2007
Kenya  23 - 16  Morocco

7 July 2007
Cameroon  19 - 22  Kenya

North Pool Group B[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Ivory Coast 2 2 0 0 28 24 0 8
2  Tunisia 2 1 0 1 25 22 1 5
3  Senegal 2 0 0 2 16 23 2 2
26 May 2007
Senegal  10 - 12  Ivory Coast

23 June 2007
Tunisia  11 - 6  Senegal

7 July 2007
Ivory Coast  16 - 14  Tunisia

South Pool Group A[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost against for
1  Uganda 2 2 0 0 41 24 0 8
2  Namibia 2 1 0 1 102 30 2 6
3  Zambia 2 0 0 2 15 104 0 0
26 May 2007
Namibia  83 - 10  Zambia

23 June 2007
Uganda  20 - 19  Namibia

7 July 2007
Zambia  5 - 21  Uganda

South Pool Group B[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost against for
1  Madagascar 2 2 0 0 51 29 0 8
2  South Africa Amateurs 2 1 0 1 45 29 1 5
3  Zimbabwe 2 0 0 2 37 75 1 1
26 May 2007
South Africa Amateurs South Africa 45 - 8  Zimbabwe
Johanneburg

23 June 2007
Madagascar  21 - 0 *  South Africa Amateurs


7 July 2007
Zimbabwe  29 - 30  Madagascar

  • *Win awarded to Madagascar after South Africa Amateurs withdrawal.

Semi-finals[edit]

Date Match Venue Result
26-Sep-2007 Uganda - Kenya Antananarivo (Madagascar) 24-12
26-Sep-2007 Madagascar - Côte d'Ivoire Antananarivo (Madagascar) 32-25

Third place play-off[edit]

Date Match Venue Result
29-Sep-2007 Côte d'Ivoire - Kenya Antananarivo (Madagascar) 17-20

Final[edit]

Date Match Venue Result
29-Sep-2007 Uganda - Madagascar Antananarivo (Madagascar) 42-11

See also[edit]