6th Africa Cup
(CAR championship)
Tournament details
Host Morocco
Date3 September 2005 –
9 November 2005
Countries Kenya
 Ivory Coast
 Madagascar
 Morocco
 Namibia
 South Africa Amateurs
 Tunisia
 Uganda
 Zimbabwe
Final positions
Champions Morocco
Runner-up Madagascar
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
2004
2006

The 2005 Africa Cup (Official name "Top 9") was the 6th edition of the continental rugby union tournament arranged by Confederation of African Rugby (CAR).

It was won by Morocco, that defeated Madagascar in the final.

The final was played at the "Stade de France" before the match between France and South Africa match of the 2005 South Africa rugby union tour of Argentina and Europe. The match was arranged in that venue, due to participation of South African Amateurs selection, who were surprisingly defeated in the semifinal by Madagascar.

Division 1 (Africa Cup)

First round

Pool A

3 September 2005
Uganda 5 – 13 Zimbabwe
[1]
Kampala

17 September 2005
Zimbabwe 29 – 47 South Africa Amateurs
Harare

1 October 2005
South Africa Amateurs 98 – 10 Uganda
Johannesburg

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
 South Africa Amateurs 2 2 0 0 145 39 + 106 6
 Zimbabwe 2 1 0 1 42 52 - 10 4
 Uganda 2 0 0 2 15 111 - 96 2

Pool B

3 September 2005
Namibia 6 – 0 Ivory Coast
FORFAIT

17 September 2005
Madagascar 30 – 10 Ivory Coast
Antananarivo

1 October 2005
Namibia 55 – 17 Madagascar
Windhoek

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
 Namibia 2 2 0 0 61 17 + 44 6
 Madagascar 2 1 0 1 47 65 - 18 4
 Ivory Coast 1 0 0 1 10 36 - 26 1

Pool C

23 April 2005
Tunisia 3 – 10 Morocco
Tunis

7 May 2005
Morocco 19 – 3 Kenya
Casablanca

21 May 2005
Kenya 37 – 15 Tunisia
Nairobi

Three point for victory, two for draw, and one for lost

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Pts
 Morocco 2 2 0 0 29 6 + 23 6
 Kenya 2 1 0 1 40 34 +6 4
 Tunisia 2 0 0 2 18 27 - 29 2

Knockout stage

Semifinals

5 November 2005
South Africa Amateurs 31 – 33 Madagascar
Johannesburg

5 November 2005
Morocco 49 – 0 Namibia
Casablanca

Final

26 November 2005
Morocco 43 – 6 Madagascar
Stade de France, Saint-Denis

Division 2

Main article: 2005 CAR Development Trophy