This Saturday 20th November, the Stellenbosch Challenge will kick off earlier as compared to last weekend. The bronze match pitting Brazil against The Simbas kick soff at 1:00pm EAT and the final between Namibia and Zimbabwe will take place at 3:00pm EAT.
This World Rugby sanctioned tournament is aimed at helping all these teams prepare for the Rugby World Cup qualification journey. Namibia, Zimbabwe and Kenya will head out to France in July next year for the Africa Regional RWC 2023 Qualifiers. Brazil will be seeking qualification through the America’s Regional Qualifiers process and they are joined by Chile, Paraguay and Colombia.
All teams have been staying at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport where the organizers have ensured that the Covid19 protocols are followed. They are in bio-secure bubbles where they are all getting tested twice a week to eliminate any risk of contracting the virus.