Namibia is qualified for the U-20 World Cup to be held in Bucharest from 28th August to 9th September 2018
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 10, 2018/APO Group/ — The African Under-20 Rugby Championship took place from March 28th to 31st, 2018. The competition was split into two groups (the North played in Tunisia and South in Namibia) competing at a distance for the African championship title.
More than 394 points and 53 tries were scored in 8 matches.
- Namibia emerged victorious from the South group after a match of exceptional intensity against Kenya.
- Tunisia won the final of the North group, a match full of suspense right up to the final whistle with a dramatic drop goal by the number 10 m, Dhia Ben Dhied, in the second minute of extra time.
Namibia was the overall winner of the tournament with a higher goal-average. Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) will not be organising a final between the winners of the two groups.
|Team||Log Points||Won matches||Lost matches||Tries scored||Tries against||Yellow card||Red Card||Points scored||Points against||Goal average|
Intermediary ranking – Northern Group:
|Groupe Nord||Points||Won matches||Lost matches||Tries scored||Tries against||YC||RC||Points scored||Points against||Goal average|
Intermediary ranking – Southern Group:
|Groupe Sud||Points||Won matches||Lost matches||Tries scored||Tries against||YC||RC||Points scored||Points against||Goal average|
Best tries scorers:
1 – Matthew D McNab (Namibie) – 4 unités
2 – Ibrahima Diaby (Senegal) – 3 unités
3 – Mark Mutuku (Kenya) – 3 unités
|Northern Group||Southern Group|
|Kenya vs Madagascar||51 – 13||Maroc vs Sénégal||25 – 30|
|Namibia vs Zimbabwe||27 – 17||Tunisie vs Cote d’Ivoire||15 – 11|
|Zimbabwe vs Madagascar||100 – 15||Cote d’Ivoire vs Maroc||11 – 05|
|Namibia vs Kenya||37 – 15||Tunisie vs Sénégal||11 – 08|
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