The 2007 Africa Cup was the eighth edition of highest level rugby union tournament in Africa. The competition involved twelve teams that were divided into two zones (North and South). Each zone was then divided into two pools of three. Each pool winner then qualified for a semi-final; the semi-final winners then played each other in the final.

8th Africa Cup
Tournament details
Date26 May 2007 –
27 November 2007
No. of nations12
Final positions
Champions Uganda
Runner-up Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
2006
2008

NationsEdit

The teams competing were:

°South Africa sent only amateur players.

Pool stageEdit

Pool winners qualify for the semi-finals.

Bonus point system: 4 points for a win, 2 for a draw, 0 for a loss, 1 point for scoring four tries in a game, 1 point for losing by seven or less.

North Pool Group AEdit

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1   Kenya 2 2 0 0 45 35 0 8
2   Morocco 2 1 0 1 36 29 1 5
3   Cameroon 2 0 0 2 25 42 1 1
26 May 2007
Morocco   20 - 6   Cameroon

23 June 2007
Kenya   23 - 16   Morocco

7 July 2007
Cameroon   19 - 22   Kenya

North Pool Group BEdit

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost for against
1   Ivory Coast 2 2 0 0 28 24 0 8
2   Tunisia 2 1 0 1 25 22 1 5
3   Senegal 2 0 0 2 16 23 2 2
26 May 2007
Senegal   10 - 12   Ivory Coast

23 June 2007
Tunisia   11 - 6   Senegal

7 July 2007
Ivory Coast   16 - 14   Tunisia

South Pool Group AEdit

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost against for
1   Uganda 2 2 0 0 41 24 0 8
2   Namibia 2 1 0 1 102 30 2 6
3   Zambia 2 0 0 2 15 104 0 0
26 May 2007
Namibia   83 - 10   Zambia

23 June 2007
Uganda   20 - 19   Namibia

7 July 2007
Zambia   5 - 21   Uganda

South Pool Group BEdit

Place Nation Games Points Bonus Table
points
played won drawn lost against for
1   Madagascar 2 2 0 0 51 29 0 8
2   South Africa Amateurs 2 1 0 1 45 29 1 5
3   Zimbabwe 2 0 0 2 37 75 1 1
26 May 2007
South Africa Amateurs   45 - 8   Zimbabwe
Johannesburg

23 June 2007
Madagascar   21 - 0 *   South Africa Amateurs


7 July 2007
Zimbabwe   29 - 30   Madagascar

  • *Win awarded to Madagascar after South Africa Amateurs withdrawal.

Semi-finalsEdit

Date Match Venue Result
26-Sep-2007 Uganda - Kenya Antananarivo (Madagascar) 24-12
26-Sep-2007 Madagascar - Côte d'Ivoire Antananarivo (Madagascar) 32-25

Third place play-offEdit

Date Match Venue Result
29-Sep-2007 Côte d'Ivoire - Kenya Antananarivo (Madagascar) 17-20

FinalEdit

Date Match Venue Result
29-Sep-2007 Uganda - Madagascar Antananarivo (Madagascar) 42-11