Africa Cup

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For the football tournament, see Africa Cup of Nations.
Africa Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015 Africa Cup
Sport Rugby union
Founded 2000
No. of teams 24
Continent Africa
Most recent champion(s)  Namibia

The Africa Cup is an annual rugby union tournament involving African nations, organised by Rugby Africa. The tournament was first held in 2000, and has since been contested on an annual basis. Prior to being renamed the Africa Cup in 2006, the tournament was known as the CAR Top 9 and CAR Top 10.

Results[edit]

Below is a list of previous tournaments and final results:

Year Final details
Winner Score Runner-up
2000 South Africa
South Africa Amateurs
44–14
Morocco
Details
2001 South Africa
South Africa Amateurs
36–20
Morocco
Details
2002
Namibia
17–24 / 26–19
Tunisia
Details
2003
Morocco
27–7
Namibia
Details
2004
Namibia
39–22
Morocco
Details
2005
Morocco
43–6
Madagascar
Details
2006 South Africa
South Africa Amateurs
29–27
Namibia
Details
2007
Uganda
42–11
Madagascar
Details
2008–2009
Namibia
18–13 / 22–10
Tunisia
Details
2010 Not assigned Details
2011
Kenya
16–7
Tunisia
Details
2012
Zimbabwe
22–18
Uganda
Details
2013
Kenya
29-17
Zimbabwe
Details
2014
Namibia
Round Robin
Zimbabwe
Details
2015 Round Robin Details
  • NOTE: In the 2010 Africa Cup no outright winner was declared. Morocco beat Tunisia 29-6 in the final of the north section, whilst Kenya won the 2010 Victoria Cup in the south.

Current Nations[edit]

There are 27 nations playing in the 2015 Africa Cup. They are split into several divisions. The highest division is called Division 1A and the winner of this division will be crowned Africa Cup champions. The other divisions are Division 1B, Division 1C and Division 2 (North, South East & South). The highest placed team in each division (except Division 1A) will be promoted and the last-placed team in each division will be relegated.

2015 Nations
Division 1A
 Kenya
 Namibia
 Tunisia
 Zimbabwe
Division 1B
 Botswana
 Ivory Coast
 Madagascar
 Mauritius
 Senegal
 Uganda
Division 1C
 Cameroon
 Morocco (TBC)
 Nigeria
 Zambia
Division 2 – North
 Benin
 Burkina Faso
 Ghana
 Mali
 Niger
 Togo
Division 2 – South-East
 Burundi
 Congo
 DR Congo
 Rwanda
Division 2 – South
 Lesotho
 Malawi
 Swaziland

Overall[edit]

The overall record of the teams are as follows:

Team Champion Runner-up
 Namibia 4 2
 South Africa Amateurs 3 0
 Morocco 2 3
 Kenya 2 0
 Zimbabwe 1 2
 Uganda 1 1
 Tunisia 0 3
 Madagascar 0 2

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Official site