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KRU benefit from Rugby Africa

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) is one of the africa’s union that will benefit from Rugby Africa Fund.

Yesterday, the continental body announced that it will be grant EUR 276,490 (Ksh37,362,093.70)  for the successful and safe preparations for the restart of its 2021 rugby season, after a very challenging 2020.

The funds will aid 11 of the 39 Unions to benefit. The countries are Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Algeria, Zambia, Madagascar, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Ghana are eligible for the funds. 

A much targeted approach has been taken to ensure funds are applied where they will have the greatest, immediate impact and highlights the attractiveness of Rugby Africa competitions.

Khaled Babbou President of Rugby Africa, “This is an exciting day for rugby on the Continent. It clearly illustrates Rugby Africa’s support for its Unions.  We have been through extraordinary challenges this year and it is essential that we do everything possible to keep this much – loved sport alive and striving in Africa

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