Rugby Africa has confirmed that Nigeria’s national team will participate in the African zone of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers slated to hold in South Africa on November 9 and 10.
Rugby Africa said Nigeria was given the chance to compete in the qualifiers due to its outstanding performance at the 2018 Africa North Regional Sevens tournament held in Cote d’Ivoire.
The massive 59 to 13 points win earned by the Black Stallions in the friendly match against Niger Republic in Niamey last year also helped the Nigerian side to get the nod to play in the 2020 qualifiers.
NRFF’s Acting Technical Director/Team Manager, Dele Coker said the federation was happy that Nigeria has been listed for the qualifiers. Read more