Rugby union in Mali

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Rugby union in Mali is a minor but growing sport.

Governing body[edit]

The governing body for the sport is the Fédération Malienne de Rugby (Malienne Rugby Federation).[1]


Mali was formerly a French colony, and the game was first introduced there by French expatriates. In recent years, the game has been played mostly by native Malians.

Mali has a long-established union and players come from all walks of life. [2]

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ retrieved 2 July 2009
  2. ^ "Islam and Rugby" on the Rugby Readers review retrieved 2 July 2009