2005 Africa Cup

The 2005 Africa Cup (Official name "Top 9") was the 6th edition of the continental rugby union tournament arranged by Confederation of African Rugby (CAR).

6th Africa Cup
(CAR championship)
Tournament details
Host nation Morocco
Date3 September 2005 –
9 November 2005
Countries Kenya
 Ivory Coast
 Madagascar
 Morocco
 Namibia
 South Africa Amateurs
 Tunisia
 Uganda
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions Morocco
Runner-up Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
2004
2006

It was won by Morocco, that defeated Madagascar in the final.

The final was played at the "Stade de France" before the match between France and South Africa match of the 2005 South Africa rugby union tour of Argentina and Europe. The match was arranged in that venue, due to participation of South African Amateurs selection, who were surprisingly defeated in the semifinal by Madagascar.

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

3 September 2005
Uganda   5 - 13   Zimbabwe
[1]

17 September 2005
Zimbabwe   29 - 47   South Africa Amateurs

1 October 2005
South Africa Amateurs   98 - 10   Uganda

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
  South Africa Amateurs 2 2 0 0 145 39 + 106 6
  Zimbabwe 2 1 0 1 42 52 - 10 4
  Uganda 2 0 0 2 15 111 - 96 2

Pool BEdit

3 September 2005
Namibia   6 - 0   Ivory Coast
FORFAIT

17 September 2005
Madagascar   30 - 10   Ivory Coast

1 October 2005
Namibia   55 - 17   Madagascar

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
  Namibia 2 2 0 0 61 17 + 44 6
  Madagascar 2 1 0 1 47 65 - 18 4
  Ivory Coast 1 0 0 1 10 36 - 26 1

Pool CEdit

23 April 2005
Tunisia   3 - 10   Morocco

7 May 2005
Morocco   19 - 3   Kenya

21 May 2005
Kenya   37 - 15   Tunisia

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
  Morocco 2 2 0 0 29 6 + 23 6
  Kenya 2 1 0 1 40 34 +6 4
  Tunisia 2 0 0 2 18 27 - 29 2

SemifinalsEdit

5 November 2005
South Africa Amateurs   31 - 33   Madagascar

5 November 2005
Morocco   49 - 0   Namibia

FinalEdit

26 November 2005
Morocco   43 - 6   Madagascar