2009 Africa Trophy

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The 2009 Africa Trophy was the first edition of rugby union intenmediate African championship for national teams.

It was created, after that the better for team of first phase of 2008–09 Africa Cup (valid also as African qualification tournament for Rugby World Cup 2011) was qualified for the semifinals of that tournament, programmed for 2009.

The other eight team, plays in 2009 this new tournament, divided in two zone, each of them with the title. (an Interzone finale was not scheduled)


North Zone[edit]

2009 Africa Trophy
North
Tournament details
Host nation  Morocco
Date 8–11 July
Countries  Cameroon
 Kenya
 Morocco
 Senegal
Final positions
Champions  Morocco
Runner-up  Kenya
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
2010

The tournament was played in Safi, Morocco.

  • Semifinals
8 July 2009
Kenya  22 - 7  Senegal

8 July 2009
Morocco  11 - 0  Cameroon

  • 3rd-4th place payoff
29 June 2008
Senegal  11 - 3  Cameroon

  • Final
11 July 2009
Morocco  29 - 11  Kenya

South Zone[edit]

2009 Africa Trophy
South
Tournament details
Host nation  Botswana
Date 8–11 July
Countries  Botswana
 Madagascar
 Mauritius
 Réunion
 Zambia
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions  Zimbabwe
Runner-up  Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
2010

The tournament was played in Gaborone, Botswana. participate also of the first two of division one of south section of 2008 CAR Development Trophy.


Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1  Zimbabwe 3 3 0 0 68 33 2 14
2  Madagascar 3 2 0 1 94 73 3 11
3  Mauritius 3 2 0 1 43 31 3 11
4  Botswana 3 2 0 1 58 50 2 10
5  Réunion 3 0 0 3 53 85 1 1
6  Zambia 2 0 0 3 33 77 1 1
20 July 2009
Zimbabwe  31 - 22  Madagascar

20 July 2009
Botswana  16 - 10  Zambia

20 July 2009
Mauritius  10 - 9  Réunion

22 July 2009
Botswana  39 - 17  Réunion

22 July 2009
Zimbabwe  14 - 8  Mauritius

22 July 2009
Madagascar  36 - 15  Zambia

25 July 2009
Zimbabwe  23 - 3  Botswana

25 July 2009
Madagascar  36 - 27  Réunion

25 July 2009
Mauritius  25 - 8  Zambia

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