2016 Africa Cup
|2016 Africa Cup|
The competition was split into four divisions – Division 1A, Division 1B, Division 1C and Division 2, with promotion and relegation between the divisions.
- 1 Divisions
- 2 Division 1A
- 3 Division 1B
- 4 Division 1C
- 5 Division 2
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1A|
|Date||2 July – 6 August 2016|
The 2016 Africa Cup Division 1A was decided on a round-robin format. The matches was played between 2 July and 6 August 2016. The top two teams from 2015, Namibia and Zimbabwe played two home matches each, while Kenya (who finished third in 2015) and Uganda (who were promoted from Division 1B) hosted one match each. The log leader after the round-robin matches was crowned the Division 1A champions, while the team ranked last was relegated to Division 1B for 2017.
The following teams took part in the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1A:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1A teams|
Uganda were promoted from the 2015 Africa Cup Division 1B.
The final log for the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1A were:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1A log|
|* Legend: Pos = Position, Pl = Played, W = Won, D = Drawn, L = Lost, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, PD = Points Difference, BP=Bonus Points, Pts = Log Points.|
The following matches were played in the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1A:
|2 July 2016||Uganda||31-40||Namibia||Kyadondo Rugby Club, Kampala|
|16:30||Try: Pius Ogena 7'
Philip Wokorach 32'c, 79'c
Eric Kasita 55'c
Oscar Kalyango 66'
Con: Chris Lubanga 32'
Philip Wokorach 55', 79'
|||Try: Chrysander Botha 23'c, 44'
Gino Wilson 27'c, 30'c
JC Greyling 63'c
Penalty Try 74'c
Con: VC Kotze 23', 27', 30', 63', 74'
Referee: Fhatuwani Rasivhenge
|9 July 2016||Zimbabwe||15-61||Kenya||Police Grounds, Harare|
|15:40||Try: Boyd Rouse
Con: Lenience Tambwera (1/2)
Pen: Lenience Tambwera
|||Try: Tony Onyango
David Ambunya (2)
Dennis Muhanji (2)
Con: Darwin Mukidza (4/9)
K. Masai (0/1)
Pen: Darwin Mukidza
Cards: Tony Onyango 24' to 34'
|16 July 2016||Namibia||56-21||Kenya||Hage Geingob Stadium, Windhoek|
|15:00||Try: TJIUEE UANIVE 3'
CRYSANDER BOTHA 6'
ROHAN KITSHOFF 15'
GINO WILSON 18'
TINUS DU PLESSIS 23', 28'
Con: THEUNS KOTZE (6/6) 4', 7', 16', 19', 24', 29'
Cards: CRYSANDER BOTHA 40' to 50'
|report||Try: ISAAC ADIMO 32'
Con: DARWIN MUKIDZA (1/1) 33'
Cards: SIMON MUNIAFU 1' to 11'
SIMON MUNIAFU 12'
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
|23 July 2016||Zimbabwe||27-34||Uganda||Police Grounds, Harare|
|30 July 2016||Kenya||45-24||Uganda||RFUEA Grounds, Nairobi|
|6 August 2016||Namibia||60-22||Zimbabwe|
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1B|
|Date||12 June – 16 July 2016|
The 2016 Africa Cup Division 1B consisted of two round-robin tournaments, with the winners of each tournament playing each other in the final. The six teams were divided into two pools, with three teams in each pool. The Pool B tournament between Madagascar, Senegal and Zambia was played in Antananarivo, Madagascar between 12 June and 19 June 2016, while the Pool A tournament between Botswana, Ivory Coast and Tunisia was played in Tunis, Tunisia between 26 June and 2 July 2016. The pool winners met in the final on 16 July 2016, with the winner of that match earning promotion to Division 1A. The team ranked last was relegated to Division 1C for 2017.
The following teams took part in the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1B:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1B Pool A teams|
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1B Pool B teams|
Tunisia were relegated from the 2015 Africa Cup Division 1A, while Zambia were promoted from the 2015 Africa Cup Division 1C.
The final log for the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1B were:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1B Pool A log|
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1B Pool B log|
|* Legend: Pos = Position, Pl = Played, W = Won, D = Drawn, L = Lost, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, PD = Points Difference, Pts = Log Points.|
|26 June 2016||Tunisia||43–10||Botswana||Monastir, Tunisia|
Referee: Sylvain Mane (Senegal)
|29 June 2016||Ivory Coast||20–13||Botswana||Monastir, Tunisia|
Referee: Cap Constant (Kenya)
|2 July 2016||Tunisia||50-5||Ivory Coast||Monastir, Tunisia|
Referee: Praderie Vivien(FRA)
|12 June 2016||Madagascar||24–15||Zambia||Mahamasina Municipal Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar|
|15:00||||Referee: Jean Christiant Cauquil (Reunion)|
|15 June 2016||Zambia||3–54||Senegal||Mahamasina Municipal Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar|
|15:00||||Referee: Gauthier Ozoux (Mauritius)|
|19 June 2016||Madagascar||24–30||Senegal||Mahamasina Municipal Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar|
|15:00||||Referee: Lourens Van Der Merwe (South Africa)|
|12 November 2016||Tunisia||14 - 15||Senegal||Monastir|
|15:00||Try: Chedy Jabri 69'
Con: Khalifa Chemseddine (0/1)
Pen: Khalifa Chemseddine (3/6) 22', 32', 74'
Cards: Chargui Mohamed 56' to 66'
Khalifa Chemseddine 79' to 80'
|report||Pen: Folliot Aldric (5/5) 6', 37', 47', 57', 79'
Cards: Mendy Felix 20' to 30'
Kane Demba 52' to 62'
Ndiayne Ousmane 79' to 80'
Referee: Constant Cap
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1C|
|Date||10 – 16 July 2016|
The matches of Division 1C was played between 10 and 16 July 2016 at Stade du C.O.C. in Casablanca, Morocco. Teams from Mauritius, Morocco and Nigeria played in a round robin format. Cameroon was originally scheduled to compete, but withdrew due to internal problems with the union
This division also doubles as the first qualification phase for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The winner of 2016 Africa Cup Division 1C will win promotion to the 2017 Africa Cup Division 1B, the second phase of the Rugby World Cup qualification process.
The following teams took part in the 2016 Africa Cup Division 1C:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 1C log|
|* Legend: Pos = Position, Pl = Played, W = Won, D = Drawn, L = Lost, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, PD = Points Difference, BP = Bonus Points Pts = Log Points.|
Morocco remained in Division 1C despite not playing in the 2015 Africa Cup, while Mauritius were relegated from the 2015 Africa Cup Division 1B.
|10 July 2016||Morocco||68-3||Mauritius||Stade du C.O.C., Casablanca|
Referee: Salem Attalh
|13 July 2016||Nigeria||31-21||Mauritius||Stade du C.O.C., Casablanca|
Referee: Akram Garchi
|16 July 2016||Morocco||53-10||Nigeria||Stade du C.O.C., Casablanca|
Referee: Bahroun Haykel
|2016 Africa Cup Division 2|
Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Date||17 – 27 May 2016|
The 2016 Africa Cup Division 2 was split into two regions. In the East region, Burundi, Lesotho, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda played in a tournament in Kigali, Rwanda between 17 and 20 May 2016. In the West region, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo played in a rugby sevens tournament in Lomé, Togo on 27 May 2016.
The following teams took part in the 2016 Africa Cup Division 2:
|2016 Africa Cup Division 2 (East) teams|
|2016 Africa Cup Division 2 (West) teams|
Congo, Lesotho, Malawi and Swaziland were not included in the 2016 Africa Cup.
Lesotho were originally schedule to play in the semi-finals against DR Congo, but travel delays caused them to miss the first round, forfeiting the match.
|17 May 2016|
|20 May 2016|
|17 May 2016|
|Third place play-off|
|20 May 2016 2015|
|17 May 2016||Rwanda||15–3||Burundi||National Amahoro Stadium, Kigali|
|14:00||Try: Cambara Koko Marcel
Con: Isimbi Carlos
|17 May 2016||Lesotho||forfeit||DR Congo||National Amahoro Stadium, Kigali|
3rd Place FinalsEdit
|20 May 2016||Burundi||3–6||Lesotho||National Amahoro Stadium, Kigali|
|13:35||Pen: A. Karendo 26'
||||Pen: R. Molumo 15', 48'
||Referee: Caition Bweupe (Zambia)|
|20 May 2016||Rwanda||9–12||DR Congo||National Amahoro Stadium, Kigali|
|15:20||Pen: Paul J Hadjali 47', 73'
Drop: Kazungu 27'
|||Try: Bangabasi Ndangi 16'c
Ntambwe Kanana 30'
Con: Bangabasi Ndangi 17'
Cards: David Mpunga 51' to 61'
|Referee: Ramsey Olinga (Uganda)|
|27 May 2016||Niger||15–10||Togo||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Mali||12–3||Benin||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Burkina Faso||5–12||Togo||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Ghana||19–0||Benin||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Niger||14–0||Burkina Faso||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Mali||0–15||Ghana||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Niger||0–26||Mali||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Ghana||19–22||Togo||Lomé, Togo|
5th Place PlayoffEdit
|27 May 2016||Burkina Faso||5–22||Benin||Lomé, Togo|
3rd Place PlayoffEdit
|27 May 2016||Niger||5–14||Ghana||Lomé, Togo|
|27 May 2016||Togo||12–17||Mali||Lomé, Togo|
- "Official site". Rugby Afrique. Retrieved 12 February 2016.