2008 CAR Development Trophy

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The 2008 CAR Development Trophy, also known as the 2008 Africa Junior Trophy, was the fifth edition of second level rugby union tournament in Africa. The competition involved thirteen teams that are divided into three zones (North, cneter and South). In the north there were two pools of three teams. In the 2008 edition Botswana, Swaziland and Nigeria did not participate, due to involvement in the World Cup qualifiers.[citation needed]

Southern Tournament[edit]

2008 CAR Development Trophy
South Section
Tournament details
Date 6 May–
6 July 2008
No. of nations 7
Final positions
Champions  Réunion
Runner-up  Mauritius
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
2007
2009
  • Was hosted by Mauritius.
  • Was held from 30 June through to 6 July when the final took place.
Team P W D Lost For Ag. Bonus Points Notes
 Réunion 3 3 0 0 125 19 1 13 to 2009 Africa Thophy
 Mauritius 3 2 0 1 58 33 2 10 to 2009 Africa Thophy
 Tanzania 3 2 0 1 65 61 2 6
 Mayotte 3 0 0 3 20 155 0 0

2008-07-01
 Réunion 25-16  Tanzania
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

2008-07-01
 Mauritius 33-6  Mayotte
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

2008-07-03
 Tanzania 32-14  Mayotte
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

2008-07-03
 Mauritius 3-10  Réunion
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

2008-07-05
 Réunion 90-0  Mayotte
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

2008-07-05
 Mauritius 22-17  Tanzania
New Georges V Stadium, Curepipe

Center Tournament[edit]

2008 CAR Development Trophy
Center Section
Tournament details
Date 6 May–
10 July 2008
No. of nations 2
Final positions
Champions  Rwanda
Runner-up  Burundi
Tournament statistics
Matches played 2

The tournament was played in Bujumbura, Burundi.

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Rwanda 2 2 0 0 76 30 2 10
2  Burundi 2 1 0 1 61 31 2 6
3 Belgium Kibubu 2 0 0 2 49 125 0 0

2008-05-06
 Burundi 56-24 Belgium Kibubu

2008-05-08
 Rwanda 69-25 Belgium Kibubu

2008-05-10
 Burundi 5-7  Rwanda

  •  DR Congo were replaced by Belgian club side Kibubu after they pulled out for financial reasons.[1]

Northern Tournament[edit]

The tournament was hosted in Accra, Ghana

2008 CAR Development Trophy
South Section
Tournament details
Host nation  Ghana
Date 23–29 June 2008
No. of nations 6
Final positions
Champions  Réunion
Runner-up  Mauritius
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
2007
2009

Pool A

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Nigeria 2 1 1 0 22 6 1 7
2  Togo 2 1 0 1 6 19 0 4
3  Mali 2 0 1 1 3 6 1 3

23 june 2008
 Togo 3 - 0  Mali

25 june 2008
 Niger 3 - 3  Mali

27 june 2008
 Togo 3 - 19  Niger

Pool B

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Burkina Faso 2 2 0 0 42 14 1 9
2  Ghana 2 1 0 1 25 17 1 5
3  Chad 2 0 0 2 14 50 0 0

23 June 2008
 Ghana 17 - 8  Chad

25 june 2008
 Burkina Faso 33 - 6  Chad

27 june 2008
 Ghana 8 - 9  Burkina Faso

5th versus 6th Playoff


29 june 2008
 Chad 10 - 0  Mali

3rd versus 4th Playoff


29 june 2008
 Ghana 27 - 6  Togo

Final


29 june 2008
 Burkina Faso 3 - 16  Niger

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ allAfrica.com: Rwanda: Ruggers Off to Burundi (Page 1 of 1)

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