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 2016 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
2008–09
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
Namibia
Round Robin
Zimbabwe
Details
2016
Namibia
Round Robin
Kenya
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 will be 23 nations playing in the 2016 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 (Centre and West). The highest placed team in each division (except Division 1A) will be promoted and the last-placed team in each division will be relegated.

Division 1A
 Kenya
 Namibia
 Uganda
 Zimbabwe
Division 1B
Pool A Pool B
 Madagascar  Botswana
 Senegal  Ivory Coast
 Zambia  Tunisia
Division 1C
 Cameroon
 Mauritius
 Morocco
 Nigeria
Division 2
Centre West
 Burundi  Benin
 DR Congo  Burkina Faso
 Rwanda  Ghana
 Mali
 Niger
 Togo

Overall[edit]

The overall record of the teams are as follows:

Team Champion Runner-up
 Namibia 6 2
 South Africa Amateurs 3 0
 Morocco 2 3
 Kenya 2 1
 Zimbabwe 1 3
 Uganda 1 1
 Tunisia 0 3
 Madagascar 0 2

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