A two-day intensive training for medical practitioners from the seven countries partaking in the Rugby Africa Sevens Championship has commenced.
The training begun on Wednesday, November 24 and has been scheduled to come to an end on Friday, November 26, 2021 before the main tournament kickoff.
This forms part of preparations for the tournament to be hosted in Ghana at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi from November 27-28, 2021.
Ghana will host seven West African countries to battle in the Rugby Africa Sevens competition which comes off at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi on November 27 and 28, 2021.
The tournament serves as route for countries to book their places in the final qualifying round in April next year.
Ghana faces Mali, Benin and Niger in Pool A while Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Togo slug it out in Pool B
In the women’s category, Ghana clashes with Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo.
For the very first time, this year’s edition of the qualifying round will have a female category as Rugby Africa stands for total equality between men’s rugby and women’s rugby and wishes to offer the same opportunities to all African athletes regardless of their gender.