Africa Men’s 7s quarterfinal pairings

Africa Men's 7s captains ahead of the 2023 event. Photo/Rugby Africa

Africa Men’s 7s quarterfinal pairings have been confirmed ahead of Sunday’s matches scheduled for Harare Sports Club.

In the first quarterfinal, Kenya 7s, one of the tournament favourites, will face Burkina Faso.

Kenya 7s in Africa Men’s 7s 1/4

Shujaa displayed a remarkable display in the preliminary matches, and they will be eager to continue their winning streak.

Africa Men's 7s captains ahead of the 2023 event. Photo/Rugby Africa
Africa Men’s 7s captains ahead of the 2023 event. Photo/Rugby Africa

Burkina Faso, on the other hand, will be hoping to cause an upset.

Hosts Zimbabwe will take on Madagascar in the second quarterfinal. Zimbabwe’s home advantage and passionate fan support have bolstered their performance on Day 1. They will look to capitalize on this as they face Madagascar.

The third quarterfinal will feature a showdown between Zambia and Uganda. Both teams have shown their mettle in the earlier stages of the tournament.

Kenya 7s players. Photo/KRU
Kenya 7s players. Photo/KRU

In the fourth and final quarterfinal, rugby giants South Africa will take on Nigeria. South Africa, a rugby powerhouse, has showcased their dominance in previous matches.

Day 2 Fixtures,  Sunday 17 September 2023

Africa Men’s 7s Cup Quarters

QF1 | Kenya 7s v Burkina Faso | 1000

QF2 |Zimbabwe v Madagascar | 1022

QF3 |Zambia v Uganda | 1044

QF4 | South Africa v Nigeria | 1106

9th Place semis

Tunisia v Algeria| 1128

Namibia v Ivory Coast | 1150

5th Place Semis

Loser QF1 v Loser QF2 | 1306

Loser QF3 v Loser QF4 | 1328

Cup Semis

Winner QF1 v Winner QF2 | 1350

Winner QF3 v Winner QF4 | 1412

11th Place Playoff

Loser 9th Place semi 1 v Loser 9th Place semi 2 | 1434

9th Place Playoff

Winner 9th Place semi 1 v Winner 9th Place semi 2 | 1456

7th Place Playoff

Loser 5th Place semi 1 v Loser 5th Place semi 2 | 1550

5th Place Playoff

Winner 5th Place semi 1 v Winner 5th Place semi 2 | 1614

Bronze Medal Playoff

Loser Cup semi 1 v Loser Cup semi 2 | 1641

Gold Medal Match

Winner semi 1 v Winner semi 2 | 1718

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