The 2001 Africa Cup (officially called at that time "Africa Top Six") was the second edition of the highest-level rugby union tournament in Africa. Six teams participated (South Africa with an under-23 amateurs team). The teams were divided in two pools played on a home-away basis.

2nd Africa Cup
Date17 March 2001 –
10 November 2001
Countries Ivory Coast
 Morocco
 Namibia
 South Africa Amateurs[1]
 Tunisia
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions South Africa Amateurs
Runner-up Morocco
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
2000
2002

Pool SouthEdit

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1   South Africa Amateurs 4 4 0 0 250 77 +173 8
2   Namibia 4 1 0 2 73 143 -111 7
3   Zimbabwe 4 1 0 2 91 194 -103 2
26 May 2001
Namibia   15 - 60   South Africa Amateurs

2 June 2001
Zimbabwe   20 - 71   South Africa Amateurs

16 June 2001
South Africa Amateurs   41 - 13   Namibia

23 June 2001
South Africa Amateurs   78 - 29   Zimbabwe

7 July 2001
Zimbabwe   27 - 26   Namibia

14 July 2001
Namibia   19 - 15   Zimbabwe

Pool NorthEdit

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1   Morocco 4 4 0 0 85 46 +39 8
2   Ivory Coast 4 1 1 2 86 49 +37 4
3   Tunisia 4 0 1 3 28 104 -76 0
17 March 2001
Tunisia   14 - 17   Morocco

7 April 2001
Ivory Coast   11 - 18   Morocco

21 April 2001
Morocco   20 - 18   Ivory Coast

28 April 2001
Tunisia   11 - 11   Ivory Coast

12 May 2001
Ivory Coast   46 - 0   Tunisia

19 May 2001
Morocco   30 - 3   Tunisia

FinalEdit

10 November 2001
Morocco   20 - 36   South Africa Amateurs


References and notesEdit

  1. ^ South Africa sent only amateur players