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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Chester-Donnelly » Mon, 30 Dec 2019, 19:34

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Edgar wrote:Perhaps this should go in the Anthropology thread, but Maghrebis are also considered to be among the most ethnically-mixed people in the world. The native population is Berber, apparently related to Arabs though not part of the Semitic language family. But many today also have some Arab and French ancestry as well, of course, along with Roman and Germanic as a result of much earlier invasions, Spanish from the returning Moors during the Reconquest, Turkish from the Ottoman period, and so on. Certainly size does not seem to be a problem for them, as one Abdel Benazzi would testify. ;)

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Linguistically Algeria is also very interesting (we may need a linguistics thread). The official languages are Arabic and the Berber language. The language that most people speak is a hybrid of Arabic, French and Berber. But that is not a codified language and there seems to be no love or pride for it. The authorities are trying to remove French, even to the extent of replacing it with English as the primary foreign language. French is the language of the colonisers! The language of the other colonisers, the Arabs, is held in high esteem. But most Algerians cannot speak the Levant form of Arabic which they regard as a superior language to their own.


Most of the Algeria population is Arab, so you can't really say "other colonisers". There everyone was an invader a day or another... More or less as everywhere in the world :D

One may notice too that situation with kabyle is difficult in Algeria. Some are Christians, some want more freedom, and central state is not very ... accommodating.


Okay, I guess the Arabs were conquerers rather than colonisers.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby victorsra » Mon, 30 Dec 2019, 21:32

Arabs conquered the Magreb 1300 years ago... The Arabization is a continuous long process. Like in Egypt with the Copts. It is like Celts or Basques. They resisted to the new populations that arrived after them and still exist as identities.
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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Chester-Donnelly » Mon, 30 Dec 2019, 21:50

victorsra wrote:Arabs conquered the Magreb 1300 years ago... The Arabization is a continuous long process. Like in Egypt with the Copts. It is like Celts or Basques. They resisted to the new populations that arrived after them and still exist as identities.


Like the English and the Welsh. The Welsh predate the English. The Welsh, known as Brythonic, were in Britain before the Romans. The Angles and Saxons who became the English arrived at the end of the Roman occupation. Now the Welsh mostly speak English. Also the English are the descendants of Brythonic women and Saxon men but don't identify with the maternal side. It will be the same with Arabic Algerians. Their maternal ancestry will come from the Amazigh population. Conquerors don't usually bring women with them. Being a conqueror wins you land and women.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 01 Jan 2020, 18:03

I scanned through French rosters and updated the Algeria “Dream XV” from T2 blog (and removed ineligible players). Pretty solid.

They’re a bit like Georgia, they probably have 30+ eligible front rowers in pro rugby but not as much depth in the backs.

1 Hamza Kaabeche (Lyon)
2 Issam Hamel (Racing)
3 Mohamed Haouas (Montpellier)
4 Swan Rebbadj (Toulon)
5 Johan Aliouat (Biarritz)
6 Yannis Bahrouai (Valence Romans)
7 Said Hireche (Brive)
8 Jonathan Best (Beziers)
9 Sadek Deghmache (Perpignan)
10 Mathieu Smaili (Toulon)
11 Julien Caminati (Castres)
12 Francois Herry (Nevers)
13 Ryan Rebbadj (Toulon)
14 Kylan Hamdaoui (Stade Francais)
15 Benjamin Caminati (Albi)

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Chester-Donnelly » Wed, 01 Jan 2020, 18:45

4N wrote:I scanned through French rosters and updated the Algeria “Dream XV” from T2 blog (and removed ineligible players). Pretty solid.

They’re a bit like Georgia, they probably have 30+ eligible front rowers in pro rugby but not as much depth in the backs.

1 Hamza Kaabeche (Lyon)
2 Issam Hamel (Racing)
3 Mohamed Haouas (Montpellier)
4 Swan Rebbadj (Toulon)
5 Johan Aliouat (Biarritz)
6 Yannis Bahrouai (Valence Romans)
7 Said Hireche (Brive)
8 Jonathan Best (Beziers)
9 Sadek Deghmache (Perpignan)
10 Mathieu Smaili (Toulon)
11 Julien Caminati (Castres)
12 Francois Herry (Nevers)
13 Ryan Rebbadj (Toulon)
14 Kylan Hamdaoui (Stade Francais)
15 Benjamin Caminati (Albi)


Crikey! That team looks stronger than Georgia on paper, and stronger than Namibia. Definitely a tier 2 standard team rather than tier 3.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Sat, 04 Jan 2020, 08:41

News and intrigues that made Kenyan Rugby in 2019

Kenya Lionesses and Kenya 7s qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Japan, Kenya U20 overcoming rivals Namibia to lift the Barthes Cup were outright upsides of Kenyan rugby in 2019.

http://www.ragahouse.com/news/item/news ... by-in-2019


Nationwide opening fixtures in 2020 https://www.scrummage.co.ke/2020/01/03/ ... s-in-2020/

Uganda: The Nile Stout Rugby Premier league will resume on 11th January 2020 http://www.rugbyafrique.com/nile-stout- ... e-resumes/

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Tue, 07 Jan 2020, 08:47

Just when we thought Namibia was finally beginning to make progress . . .

This comes after Brenden Nel shared the news on Twitter that “Namibian rugby is in a bit of a quagmire. NRU have taken over and the World Rugby funded Namibian Rugby Limited is no more. So no more foreign coaches, and prospect of funding gone because of infighting.


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It's time for World Rugby to invest more in other, more populous nations on the African continent, such as Kenya and Uganda; countries with their own thriving domestic scenes which produce genuine home-grown talent and suffer only for want of funding and foreign expertise. Zimbabwe and Madagascar are others, of course. Namibia is a tiny nation population-wise (2.5 million), with modest player numbers, and appears to have struggled with the integration process even more than its southern neighbor (of which it was a province throughout the Apartheid era). It has limited potential for the future. Meanwhile, some are talking about the Maghreb as though this is the fertile promise-land for Africa, when nothing could be further from the truth. They have tiny domestic scenes, zero interest from the public, and are almost totally reliant on their French-based legions. These countries are basically the rugby union equivalents of the "Lebanese" rugby league team and offer little hope for genuine, organic growth on the continent. The focus needs to shift to those nations with much larger player communities, a reasonable level of public support and an enthusiastic press.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Chester-Donnelly » Tue, 07 Jan 2020, 09:39

That is very disappointing but not surprising. Namibia obviously does have potential but it is always undermined by corruption. Other smaller South African unions such as Northern Cape and Mpumulanga manage to run professional teams, but not Namibia.

The Kenya team is clearly talented. They were impressive in the repechage. They don't have any issues with size. I think with a top class coaching set up they could be very competitive.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Tue, 07 Jan 2020, 20:43

Get ready for JANZAR!

According to this article in the Australian, SA may break ties with Super Rugby at the end of the 2021-2026 cycle, which has already been confirmed (minus the Sunwolves). This would open the door for both Japan and Western Australia to return, but if GRR proves a success the Force might just tell them where to shove it (more likely GRR will be on the point of collapse by then and they'll be able to jump ship) . . .

Personally I'd be far more interested in a 6 Nations involving NZ, Australia, Japan and the Pacific Islands, for example, than the current Rugby Championship (which I've hardly watched for years). Ditto a Super Rugby tournament restructured along the same geographical lines. The excessive fixtures against SA sides have devalued SANZAAR competition.

It's been a case of overkill and the novelty has long since worn off. Also, I think this is unfair on the rest of the global rugby community. We've got the three most successful nations in the game playing each other multiple times every year, while ignoring their so-called 2nd tier neighbors.

Little wonder the Southern Hemisphere teams always come out on top in World Cup finals. They are far more accustomed to that kind of pressure than England or France, who, with all due respect, are playing the Celtic nations and Italy every year. As for the 2nd and 3rd tier, they haven't a snowball's chance.

But let's hope SA retains close ties with Argentina and looks after its own back yard rather than simply throwing its lot in with Europe. It would be better for tier 1 to comprise three geographical spheres of influence, with the 6 Nations at the heart of one, NZ and Australia another, and SA and Argentina a 3rd.

Australia and New Zealand are considering replacing the much maligned Super Rugby series with a trans-Tasman competition without South Africa supplemented by Japan — but it won’t happen until the next broadcast deal begins in 2026.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 03:56

Meanwhile, some are talking about the Maghreb as though this is the fertile promise-land for Africa, when nothing could be further from the truth. They have tiny domestic scenes, zero interest from the public, and are almost totally reliant on their French-based legions. These countries are basically the rugby union equivalents of the "Lebanese" rugby league team and offer little hope for genuine, organic growth on the continent. The focus needs to shift to those nations with much larger player communities, a reasonable level of public support and an enthusiastic press.


This is a pretty snobbish attitude. You’re basically saying a country that is new to the game and happens to have a large expat population to select from has to go to the back of the line behind someone with more tradition. Lebanon brought good crowds and a good team to the RLWC and Algeria would likely do the same at a French RWC, but on a larger scale. In the case of Lebanon btw you’re talking about a country that has more people living abroad than at home, the same as the Pacific Islands. I don’t think it’s any more valid to criticize them for selecting a lot of expats than it is Tonga or Samoa. And there are 2 million+ Algerians in France so like the African Cup of Nations winning soccer team which was majority French-born it would be reasonable to expect Algerian rugby to be the same.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 08:48

I think "snobbish" would be a good way to describe the notion that Algeria with its 6 clubs should be a priority over Kenya and Uganda with their combined 75,000 players and long history in the sport - simply because it is able to field a team loaded with European diaspora. World Rugby has made its position clear enough by tightening eligibility rules. The main difference between the Maghrebi soccer and rugby teams is that many of the former will have grown up playing the game in their North African homelands before moving abroad, whereas the ruggers will have mostly learned the game in Europe. That's reality not criticism, btw. I'm a big supporter of Maghrebi rugby and watched several of their Tri Nations games via live streaming. But it would be really dumb to suggest teams reliant on European diaspora should be a priority over East Africa with its thriving domestic competitions, vastly superior player numbers and substantial public interest.

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NAIROBI, Kenya, January 7, 2020 – Geoffrey Okwach has been nominated in the Most Promising Athlete (Male) category of the 2019 Sports Personality Of The Year (SOYA) Awards.Okwach’s year kicked it off with a call up to the National U20 Team in January before earning Simbas and Shujaa call ups later in the year.
The KCB youngster was part of the Kenya U20 (Chipu) squad that lifted the Barthes Cup in April 2019 as they beat defending champions Namibia 21-18 at the KCB Sports Club.

His exemplary performance during these two versions of the game saw him get his call up to the senior National Teams: Simbas and Shujaa.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby rey200 » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 09:05

16/23 of the Algeria World Cup squad 2014 were born in France and I think only one of the France born players ever played in Algeria. That's not the same situation as in rugby, but it's not that different.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 16:02

But it would be really dumb to suggest teams reliant on European diaspora should be a priority over East Africa with its thriving domestic competitions, vastly superior player numbers and substantial public interest.


Who cares? Player numbers mean nothing when it comes to who excels at test level. Sri Lanka has been number 2 in Asia and top 10 in the world for years. Saying nations should get priority based on history or number of registered players is a terrible argument. Thankfully most sensible people will see that.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby victorsra » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 16:05

And the playing numbers are a huge problem as we have said many times. You can't trust most of them simply because each country choses how to count.

I would say it is more interesting to see how the competitions structure of each country is, how many clubs and teams are involved (active) in official 15s championships. That is more revealing.
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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby iul » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 16:41

Having teams made up of heritage players going ahead of national teams made of locals is utter garbage IMO. Just see how farcical mungoball's "international" scene is. At one "world" cup "Italy" was being sponsored by a pub in Sydney and they were giving interviews to Italian mass media in English because they couldn't find a single Italian speaker among those "Italians".
IMO WR should limit the number of spots available to players qualified via the granny rule to a third of the squad. So, 8 players in a match day squad, or 10 players for a RWC squad.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 16:44

That’s a good point actually. The Lebanese RL team (as would be the case for many in Algerian RU) are mostly qualified via parent not grandparent. So they grow up speaking the language with closer cultural ties. Different than Greece, Italy etc. More like Samoan RU or Tongan RL.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby iul » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 18:17

4N wrote:That’s a good point actually. The Lebanese RL team (as would be the case for many in Algerian RU) are mostly qualified via parent not grandparent. So they grow up speaking the language with closer cultural ties. Different than Greece, Italy etc. More like Samoan RU or Tongan RL.

Well, I referred to it as granny rule, but I'd apply it to all players qualified by means other than by birth there, so including players qualified via parent but also those qualified by residence.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 18:28

Good luck getting Samoa or Tonga to agree that a kid born in NZ to two Samoan or Tongan parents doesn’t qualify for them on the basis that there are already a few players like that in the team. They’re usually eligible for passports from the parents’ home country (jus sanguinis) too so the IOC wouldn’t agree with you either.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby victorsra » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 21:20

You can't consider a player that qualifies as SON as foreigner. This is not acceptable. Specialy as it is normal a person be born in a country just while the family is working temporarily abroad. There are many cases. Lile Jamie Heaslip forbided to play for Ireland? Come on...

And it is also ridiculous a country not able to benefit from a player raised in the country's domestic rugby, by local clubs. There are many cases as well of players that arrived in the country as kids and chose that national team. Like Dusautoir not playing for France? He learned rugby there!

When you were born in one country but your parents are from another one you must be able to choose and this can't affect the rest of the squads (no impact on any sort of quota).

A player born away but raised in a country is more local product that a player born in one country and that never played rugby there. That's what matters if our real concern is rugby's development and not a random nationalist political idea. Who develops players.

What makes sense is: national teams are the representation of what local rugby produced. "Blood" is irrelevant. If a player played in junior rugby in one country, he is a product of that country's rugby. Therefore it is fair to play for that country. Period.

Grandparents rule I agree must be debated. But rugby won't do anything that creates a problem with IOC rules. Mind this.
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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby 4N » Wed, 08 Jan 2020, 22:05

victorsra wrote:A player born away but raised in a country is more local product that a player born in one country and that never played rugby there. That's what matters if our real concern is rugby's development and not a random nationalist political idea. Who develops players.


Yes but I would go back to your earlier point that player numbers aren’t a reflection of this. A union like Georgia produces pro players and excels at test level without especially high player numbers. And they didn’t have the historical advantage of rugby being introduced by British colonists. Part of the reason that unions like Kenya and SL have lots of players is that it was established in elite schools long ago. It’s still a pretty upper class sport in both countries.

Also you can’t assume that a country that’s newer to the game like Algeria won’t see an uptick in popularity and local player production with a successful national team, especially if their descendants are showing an aptitude for the game in pro leagues. I’m not a big cricket fan so open to correction here, but I believe the Afghan cricket team started out mainly as expats/refugees then the sport was popularized in Afghanistan after the national team had some success.

If a country with a large population has been playing rugby for decades and is still reliant on ancestry players, that’s another matter.

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Fri, 10 Jan 2020, 08:59

Namibian saga continues:

CORRIE Mensah, the president of the Namibia Rugby Union has refuted claims that Namibian rugby is in a predicament and that it will not receive funding from World Rugby this year.

https://www.namibian.com.na/86892/read/ ... ire-claims


The end of Herbie? Shame, this guy seems to have done a good job, with Ghana earning promotion to African 2nd division before restructuring :(

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GhanaRugby.org) has announced that nominations for Board positions have been extended to 15 January 2020 ahead of a critical Special Elective General Meeting (SGM) of the Union that was forced by the announcement of the incumbent President and Board Chairman, Mr Herbert Mensah, that he may step down. The announcement by Mensah came as a surprise to many people within the Ghana Rugby Family as well as by the broader rugby community in light of the commendable achievements by Ghana Rugby since Mensah and his administration took over the governance of the Union in June 2014.

http://www.rugbyafrique.com/ghana-rugby ... l-meeting/


Wonder if Corrie & Herbie are related? :roll:

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Canalina » Sat, 11 Jan 2020, 21:58

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Scrumhalf of the squad is Michele Brighetti, evidently a boy with an italian name and surname.
He could be the grand-nephew of a former italian national team player (Luigi Brighetti, played one test match vs Catalunya many decades ago). According to my researches, the grandfather of Michele was a song-lyrics writer of good success, who half a century ago decided to leave Italy for the more sunny Kenya. Michele's brother, Massimiliano, is a Kenya U18 national team player as well


Brighetti is actually the fly half and not scrum half

https://www.kru.co.ke/download/declared ... 19-finals/
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Apparently (but I'm not sure) Brighetti is now part of Italy U20
He could have played today versus France U20

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Sun, 12 Jan 2020, 07:47

I see the Sharks went down 31-26 to Varsity Cup outfit NWU-Pukke, before flogging Russia's national team 64-14 this weekend. They play the Bears again next Friday, and hopefully we'll see a much closer scoreline, even if it is only a friendly warm-up.

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Menengai Oilers vs Stanbic Mwamba 30-14
KCB vs Blakblad 81-10
Western Bulls vs Nondecsripts 10-41
Kenya Harlequins vs Kisumu 45-15
Homeboyz vs Resolution Impala 32-22
Top Fry Nakuru vs Kabras Sugar 0-38

http://www.ragahouse.com/news/item/matc ... ve-results

Lesotho Rugby Sevens (7s) national team ended the year on a high note when they won the 2019 eSwatini Rugby 7s international tournament played last Friday and Saturday in Mbabane. This was the first time for Lesotho to compete in this tournament. http://lestimes.com/lesotho-rugby-7s-shine-in-eswatini/




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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Wed, 15 Jan 2020, 09:12

It's taken a couple of weeks for this one to filter through, but Lesotho apparently won a 7s tournament in eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) at the end of last month, and if the report is accurate both the national team of Mozambique and a team representing the nation's capital Maputo took part, along with at least one side from South Africa - Mpumalanga.


Lesotho Rugby Sevens (7s) national team ended the year on a high note when they won the 2019 eSwatini Rugby 7s international tournament played last Friday and Saturday in Mbabane. This was the first time for Lesotho to compete in this tournament.

The Lesotho national side were on rampage from the onset, after beating Mpumalanga Black Cats 24-5 before outplaying eSwatini Elephants by 17-5.

In their last game of the group stage, Lesotho outperformed Maputo by 44-0. Lesotho also booked a spot in the tournament’s final, following the team’s 10-5 victory over eSwatini’s first team.

In the final, Lesotho slapped Mozambique by 28-17 to scoop the first podium stand.

Talking to Lesotho Times, the team’s assistant coach Liteboho Mahase said it wasn’t an easy tournament to win, citing that the semifinals and final were the toughest phases of the tournament. Mahase led the team after head coach Morapeli Motaung was left behind due to work commitments.

“Our first game against Mpumalanga it was a very tough game but I think we managed due to fitness. The second game against eSwatini Elephants was also a challenging game, they are a good team.

“Maputo was not so bad but we managed to outplay them. The semifinal and the final were most difficult games for the tournament. It was not an easy walk but rugby is rugby, and we fought hard to be champions,” he said.

Preparations for this tournament suffered a major setback after the team had to release six players who had embarked onto an army recruitment course that started earlier this month. The players were later replaced by new players some of whom were competing internationally for the first time, but Mahase said that the mixture of experienced and new players worked well for his charges.

“I had new players and experienced players in my team, thus I had a good balance of players,” mentioned Mahase.

Winning this tournament saw the team adding a second trophy into their cabinet after winning the 2019 Rugby Africa Sevens, Southern Region tournament in Lesotho in August this year.

Lesotho Rugby 7s in eSwatini

Players: Kubutu Makhakhe, Kelello Linakane, Bokang Ncheke, Lebatla Lebatla, Bakoena Nkesi, Sechaba Mokhele, Karabo Mphaki, Reatile Joele, Thulo Ralei, Lebohang Nthako, Motheo Mokhothu and Amos Motaung.

http://lestimes.com/lesotho-rugby-7s-shine-in-eswatini/


Meanwhile, Rugby Afrique reports progress in Rwanda:

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) (RwandaRugby.com) thirty participants including development officers have qualified as Level 1 coaches after concluding a four-day training program organized in Kigali by Rwanda rugby federation in partnership with Rwanda National Olympic Sports Committee on Thursday.The coaches included twenty men and ten female participants and were trained by John Bosco Muamba from Rugby African and Dr Joseph Kalanzi from Uganda on major aspects which included the technical difference between the 7’s and 15 aside rugby, first aid, and fitness as well as strengthening and conditioning.

http://www.rugbyafrique.com/rugby-rwand ... 1-coaches/

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Re: General topic for African Rugby

Postby Edgar » Fri, 17 Jan 2020, 21:26

Yowzers! According to this post on the Morocco Rugby News Facebook page, the national federation has been banned by World Rugby (again) due to the wheelings & dealings of Monsieur Boujouala. :shock:

The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation has been suspended by World Rugby following the catastrophic governance of the current president Tahar Boujouala who has finished his mandate and who continues to take unilateral decisions despite the resignation of 11 members of the federal office out of 15.
The most astonishing in the case is the deafening silence of the line ministry following the too many cited cases ... financial audit, moral and financial report not approved by the federal office etc


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Now for the real news :roll:

Interesting story on the trials and tribulations of Oregan Hoskins during his time as president of the SARFU:

Hoskins -- who has spoken in favour of Zimbabwe's inclusion in the South African domestic rugby system -- resigned as Saru president in 2016 following a vicious power struggle. He was at the helm when South Africa won its second World Cup title 2007 in France.
https://www.theindependent.co.zw/2020/0 ... -is-right/


& Enock Muchinjo's Sables team of the decade:

1. Alfred Sairai 2. Prayer Chitenderu 3. Farai Mudariki 4. Costa Dinha (captain) 5. Fortune Chipendu 6. Jacques Leitao 7. Connor Pritchard 8. Norman Mukondiwa 9. Charles Jiji 10. Tichafara Makwanya 11. Gardner Nechironga 12. Daniel Hondo 13. Cleopas Makotose 14. Tangai Nemadire 15. Danny Robertson. — Coach: Brendan Dawson.

https://allafrica.com/stories/202001170473.html

From Chipu to Bambino . . .

Kenya Under 20 youngster Michele Brighetti has been handed a call up in Italy under 20 ahead of the Six Nations clashes against Wales and France.

The back who featured in Kenya Under 20 squad that conquered Africa beating Namibia 21-18 at KCB Sports Club to qualify for the World Junior Trophy and also featured in the tournament which was held in Brazil has made the Italian 24-man Squad.


https://www.scrummage.co.ke/2020/01/18/ ... LAWUEnbeEM

Kenya Cup:

Kabras Sugar * 34 Kenya Harlequin 3

Stanbic Mwamba 13 * Top Fry Nakuru 18

Resolution Impala 39 * Menengai Oilers 29*

Nondescripts 11 Homeboyz RFC 37 *

BlakBlad 44 * Western Bulls 0

Kisumu 7 KCB *55

http://www.ragahouse.com/news/item/matc ... ft-results

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