Following the conclusion of Pool D matches, the 2022 Rugby Africa Cup quarterfinal pairings are complete as the race for the 2023 Rugby World Cup continues.
Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso join Uganda, Algeria, Kenya Simbas, Senegal, Namibia and Ivory Coast who had earlier qualified.
Zimbabwe topped Pool D with 10 points and head to the 2022 quarters to face Ivory Coast in the second quarterfinal. Burkina Faso who came second in Pool D face Rugby Africa perennial Champions Namibia in the first quarterfinal of the 2022 competition.
Uganda Cranes who topped pool C will face Kenya Simbas in the fourth Quarterfinal match in 2022. Kenya Simbas reached the quarters after grabbing the second spot in pool B.
Pool C runner’s up Algeria will have a date with Senegal in the 2022 quarterfinals. Senegal qualified for the quarters as Pool B table-toppers after registering a 100% win record.
All the matches are scheduled for 2022
Pool A: Namibia, Madagascar, Cote d’Ivoire (hosted in Abidjan Ivory Coast)
Pool B: Kenya, Senegal, Zambia (hosted in Kenya)
Pool C: Uganda, Algeria Ghana (hosted in Kampala, Uganda)
Pool D: Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso
Fixtures and results
Saturday 3 July 2021
Pool A: Namibia 13-24 Ivory Coast – Abidjan
Pool B: Kenya Simbas 19-20 Senegal -Nairobi
Wednesday 7 July 2021
Pool A: Namibia 52-10 Madagascar -Abidjan
Pool B: Senegal 20-5 Zambia – Nairobi
Saturday 10 July
Pool C: Uganda Cranes 53-12 Ghana -Kampala
Sunday 11 July
Pool A: Ivory Coast 19–24 Madagascar – Abidjan
Pool B: Kenya Simbas 45-8 Zambia – Nairobi
Wednesday 14 July 2021
Pool C: Ghana 22-20 Algeria – Kampala
Sunday 18 July 2021
Pool C: Uganda 16-22 Algeria-
Pool D: Burkina Faso 3-101 Zimbabwe Sables -Harare
21 July 2021
Pool D: Zimbabwe 95-5 Burkina Faso
2022 Rugby Africa Cup ( World Cup qualifiers) Scheduled for 2022
Quarterfinal 1: Namibia vs Burkina Faso
Quarterfinal 2: Zimbabwe vs Ivory Coast
Quarterfinal 3: Senegal vs Algeria
Quarterfinal 4: Uganda Cranes vs Kenya Simbas
Winner QF1vs Winner QF2
Winner QF3 vs Winner QF4