2003 Africa Cup

The 2003 Africa Cup (officially called at those time "Africa Top Nive") was the fourth edition of highest level rugby union tournament in Africa Nine teams were admitted, but Tunisia withdrew. The final was played in 2004, due to the participation of Namibia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup tournament. The teams were divided in three pools, with the winner of the pool and the better second admitted to the semifinals. A second division was also played

4th Africa Cup
Date6 January 2003–
28 February 2004
Countries Botswana
 Ivory Coast
 Kenya
 Madagascar
 Morocco
 Namibia
 Tunisia
 Uganda
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions Morocco
Runner-up Namibia
Tournament statistics
Matches played11
2002
2004

Division 1 (Africa Cup)Edit

Regional poolsEdit

Pool AEdit

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1   Morocco 2 2 0 0 39 16 +23 4
2   Ivory Coast 2 1 0 1 37 18 +19 2
3   Tunisia (withraw) 2 0 0 2 0 42 -42 0
6 January 2003
Ivory Coast  16 – 18  Morocco
Abidjan

Morocco  21 – 0
(Withraw)
  Tunisia

Tunisia  0 – 21
(Withraw)
  Ivory Coast

Pool 2Edit

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1   Namibia 2 2 0 0 94 27 +67 4
2   Kenya 2 1 0 1 90 41 +49 2
3   Botswana 2 0 0 2 26 142 -116 0
12 July 2003
Namibia  62 – 17  Botswana
Windhoek

2 August 2003
Botswana  9 – 80  Kenya
Gaborone

16 August 2003
Kenya  10 – 32  Namibia
Nairobi

Pool 3Edit

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1   Madagascar 2 2 0 0 55 30 +25 4
2   Uganda 2 1 0 1 55 33 +22 2
3   Zimbabwe 2 0 0 2 3 46 -43 0
5 July 2003
Uganda  25 – 3  Zimbabwe
Kampala

3 August 2003
Madagascar  32 – 30  Uganda
Antananarivo

Zimbabwe  0 – 21
(Withraw)
  Madagascar

Knockout stageEdit

SemifinalsEdit

31 August 2003
Namibia  82 – 13  Uganda
Windhoek

28 September 2003
Madagascar  36 – 62  Morocco
Antananarivo

FinalEdit

28 February 2004
Morocco  27 – 7  Namibia
Casablanca

Division 2Edit

References and notesEdit