Nigeria To Face Kenya, Zambia, Namibia As Rugby Afrique Releases Paris Olympics Qualifying Fixtures


The Nigerian men’s rugby team, Black Stallions, will face Kenya, Zambia and Namibia in the Africa qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympics. 

The draw for the qualifying tournament slated for Zimbabwe was conducted at the weekend by Rugby Afrique. 

The two-day qualifiers will be held from September 16 to 17, 2023.

Nigeria’s Black Stallions will begin their quest to compete at the 2024 Olympic Games rugby event Shujas of Kenya on September 16, before taking on Zambia and then the Welwitschias of Namibia respectively.

Nigeria finished second at the pre-Olympic qualifiers in Mauritius earlier in the year where they lost to Algeria in the final

The Black Stallions lost in the final to Algeria 24-5 having defeated Ghana 24-7 in the opening match before beating Burundi 43 -14 and in the last pool match blew apart Congo 43-0.

Source : Leadership