CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 25, 2018/ — On June 16, 2018, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) looks forward to welcoming the African fans to the first matches of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup. The defending champion, Namibia, will face Uganda at home while Zimbabwe, led by their new coach and former Springbok star, Peter De Villiers, will play the Moroccan challengers.
As a reminder, the winners of the tournament will take on, amongst others, their big brother, South Africa, on September 28, 2019 at the Rugby World Cup to be
To mark the start of this countdown, Rugby Africa is officially unveiling the new competition logo.
Rugby Africa’s Managing Director, Coralie van den Berg, says: “Promoting our events with a new branding identity is a logical step forward as we evolve. We now have seven international competitions that are widely acknowledged in the sporting world. Our objective was to create a strong visual identity to reflect the dynamism and passion of the African rugby fans: On that front, I think our initiative is a big success!”
Rugby Africa also revealed the new logos for the six other competitions it organises as well as a brand new website accessible at www.RugbyAfrique.com.
Designed for use by the supporters, it will allow them to find out everything they want to know about African Rugby with, among other things; the calendar of events, rankings, statistics, videos and match analysis.
A special section was developed for the press: www.RugbyAfrique.com/press
The President of Rugby Africa, Mr. Abdelaziz Bougja concludes: “This launch inaugurates the 2018 competition season. In total, more than 100 matches will be played in 2018 and the sporting events promise to be thrilling. These new logos and website have been designed for our supporters and I am sure that they will add to their enthusiasm for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup. Good luck to all participants and may the best team win! “
- For the full programme of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup (https://goo.gl/6HKHBi)
- The Main logo for Rugby Africa’s competitions (https://goo.gl/7LYSfP)
- The Rugby Africa Gold Cup Logo (https://goo.gl/4FrQBa)
- The Rugby Africa Silver Cup Logo (https://goo.gl/w6t4JU)
- The Rugby Africa Bronze Cup Logo (https://goo.gl/eSXri3)
- The Africa Women’s Sevens Logo (https://goo.gl/Y91cNY)
- The Africa Men’s Sevens Logo (https://goo.gl/3bw51x)
- The U20 Barthes Trophy Logo (https://goo.gl/shovH2)
- The Regional Sevens Logo (https://goo.gl/iHwmqw)
- The full Rugby Africa’s competitions fixtures of the 2018 season(https://goo.gl/iMzqNZ)