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RWC qualifiers: Where to watch Rugby Africa Cup matches

Kenya Simbas. Photo Courtesy/KRU

Broadcast Details for the Rugby Africa Cup 15s matches scheduled for France have been confirmed ahead of the tournament set to kick off on Friday 1 July 2022,

K24 (Kenya), SuperSport (South Africa), NBS Sport (Uganda), RTB2 (Burkina Faso), ZBC (Zimbabwe),  RTI La 3 (Côte d’Ivoire) and Canal+ (France, Africa), will broadcast the 2022 Rugby Africa Cup, while Rugby Africa is also expected to stream the matches on its Facebook and YouTube channels.

Burkina Faso, ranked 91st in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings will face Namibia on Friday 1 July 2022  in the first quarterfinal match set for Stade Pierre-Delort in Marseille at 1900 hours East African Time (18:00 Namibian Time).  Fans can follow the match on Canal+, SuperSport.

Zimbabwe Sables will also face Ivory Coast on 1 July at the same venue in a 2200 (EAT) hours kick-off clash. The match will be live on ZBC, Supersport, Canal + and RTI La 3.

Kenya Simbas will take on the Uganda Cranes on Saturday 2 July at Stade Maurice-David in Aix-en-Provence at 1600 hours.   Fans will be able to follow the match on NBS Sport, K24 and K24plus App.

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Senegal will face Algeria in the second quarterfinal at the same venue on 1 July at 1900 hours. Canal +, Supersport will air the match.

The victor of the eight-team knockout competition will represent Africa in the RWC 2023 in France 14 months later. New Zealand, hosts France, Italy, and Uruguay are all in Pool A for the Africa 1 qualifier.

Whoever finishes as runners-up following the much-anticipated Rugby Africa Cup 2022 final on 10 July will still have a chance of qualifying for RWC 2023 through the Final Qualification Tournament.

Broadcasters

All Matches: France: CANAL+, Africa SS: CANAL+, SuperSport

Select Matches: Kenya: K24 Uganda: NBS Sport Zimbabwe: ZBC Bukina Faso: RTB2 Côte d’Ivoire: RTI La 3

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