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    • From Left to Right: Mr Mustapha Berraf, President of ANOCA, Mrs Vivian Casaletti, Group Head of Partnerships of APO Group, Mr Ahmed Abou Elgasim Hashim, Secretary General of ANOCA
    • From Left to Right: Mr Joao Da Costa Alegre Afonso, 1st Vice Président of ANOCA, Mr Evans Opoku Bobbie, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ghana, Mr Mustapha Berraf, President of ANOCA, Mrs Vivian Casaletti, Group Head of Partnerships of APO Group, Mr Ahmed Abou Elgasim Hashim, Secretary General of ANOCA, Mr Habu Ahmed Gumel, Treasurer General of ANOCA
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The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) and APO Group announce strategic, multi-year partnership to advance the Olympic Movement in Africa

The Olympics represents the pinnacle of global sport, and ANOCA is the supreme governing body of the Olympic Movement in Africa

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) (https://AfricaOlympic.com/) and APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced a strategic, multi-year partnership that will bring greater international prominence to the Olympic Movement in Africa. The partnership was sealed Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria,…

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Rugby Africa Cup 2022 in France: International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Africa Call Out Rugby Africa President Khaled Babbou

The Rugby Africa Cup has shrunk from a celebration of an entire continent down to an unfancied provincial event

The following is a statement by AIPS Africa (www.AIPSAfrica.com) President and AIPS Vice President, Mitchell Obi: “I believe the decision made by the president of Rugby Africa to host the African qualifiers for the Rugby World Cup in provincial France, rather than keeping it on the African continent is completely wrong, and…

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Tunisia and Senegal successfully save their spots in the African Rugby Championship

The tournament took place at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria, from the 17th to the 18th of December 2021

The North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament, for men and women, has finally come to an end, as it was a two-day event filled with gripping matches, and enthralling updates. To begin with, the tournament took place at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)…

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After the end of the North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament’s first day

The competition between Tunisia and Senegal fires up!

Today, the 17th of December, has marked the kick-off of the North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament for men and women, which is currently being held at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria, from the 17th to the 18th of December, 2021.…

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Women call for more support in rugby during the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers

Several young and vibrant females put up an exceptional performance as some gained recognition for their individual brilliance in the well-organised tournament

As the Ghana Rugby Union increases efforts to expand rugby in the country, female rugby players have called on local authorities to provide more support for women. Some of the female players, speaking in an interview after the Rugby 7s World Cup Qualifiers in Kumasi at the weekend, said the…

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Ghana and Burkina Faso men’s teams secured their qualification for next year’s event along with Ghana’s women’s team

After 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved indomitable in the attractive contest with hundreds of patrons on the day

Eight male and five female teams put up an exciting and action-packed performance in the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers (www.RugbyAfrique.com) that took place this weekend at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi. On Saturday, after 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved…

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Rugby Africa kicks off the qualifying process for the Sevens Rugby World Cup and Commonwealth Games at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana on November 27-28, 2021

Rugby Africa stands for total equality between men's rugby and women's rugby and wishes to offer the same opportunities to all African athletes regardless of their gender

The first in a series of four qualifying tournaments, the Regional Sevens West will feature 8 countries that will meet in Kumasi in hopes of securing a place in the final qualifying round in April 2022. New this year is the inclusion in this first qualifying round of a female…

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Africa’s first Youth Unstoppable, Zikhona- speaks of her Unstoppable passion and encourages others to dare to dream

Sajini is one of seven Youth Unstoppables who have been unveiled by World Rugby and Mastercard for their inspirational stories that highlight why the women’s game is the ultimate team sport

Cherishing the honour of being appointed Africa’s first Youth Unstoppable is only part of the dream that could become a reality and be the basis for a real breakthrough for young girls that play rugby. Sajini is one of seven Youth Unstoppables who have been unveiled by World Rugby and…

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    • Signature of the partnership between Rugby Africa and World Flair. Left to right : Guédel N’Diaye (RA EXCO and President Senegal Rugby Union, Alain Vichy CEO World Flair, Khaled Babbou President Rugby Africa, Andrew Owor Vice President Rugby Africa)
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World Flair becomes official supplier of rugby balls and referee kits to Rugby Africa

Rugby Africa federations will also have access to special offers from World Flair

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), and World Flair sign a five-year partnership agreement to supply match balls, referee kits and other textiles and sports equipment to the African Rugby Confederation and its member federations . Alain Vichy, Managing Director of World Flair is delighted to have formalized a relationship that has existed…

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Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s Between Namibia and Zambia: 13 November 2021

The Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s last test match for 2021 is set to take place on the 13th of November 2021, at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia

Namibia and Zambia will bring the 2021 African series of women’s 15s test matches to a close. A total of 11 countries were involved in this series in 2021. The purpose of the series was to assess levels of play amongst women’s teams on the African continent. Next year will…