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Benin
UnionFédération Béninoise de Rugby
First international
Benin  0 - 56  Mali
(2003-10-05)
Largest win
Benin 35 - 9  Ghana
(2006-07-29)
Largest defeat
Benin  5 - 82  Niger
(2015-05-27)
World Cup
Appearances0

The Benin national rugby union team represents Benin in international rugby union. Benin is not a member of the International Rugby Board (IRB), and have yet to play in a Rugby World Cup tournament.

History

They have competed in the north section of the CAR Castel Beer Trophy, but last appeared in 2005 being defeated by Togo and Mali and drawing with Niger.

In 2017 the team participated in the Rugby Africa Regional Challenge Group West 1, losing their first match to Ghana in the Accra Sports Stadium with 46-5.[1] In 2018 they participated in the Rugby Africa Regional Sevens tournament, finishing seventh out of eight.[2]

Overall record

Opponent Played Won Lost Drawn Win % For Aga Diff


 Burkina Faso 2 0 2 0 00.00% 3 108 -105
 Chad 1 1 0 0 100.00% 19 11 +8
 DR Congo 1 0 1 0 00.00% 17 53 -36
 Egypt 1 0 1 0 00.00% 5 19 -14
 Ghana 6 1 4 1 16.66% 57 125 -68
 Mali 4 0 4 0 00.00% 8 151 -143
Mali Mali A 1 0 1 0 00.00% 0 3 -3
 Mauritania 1 1 0 0 100.00% 6 0 +6
 Niger 4 0 3 1 00.00% 11 143 -132
 Nigeria 4 0 4 0 00.00% 12 154 -142
 Senegal 1 0 1 0 00.00% 6 25 -19
 Togo 7 2 5 0 28.57% 53 130 -77
Togo Togo B 1 0 1 0 100.00% 29 0 +29
Total 34 5 27 2 15.15% 226 922 -696

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ghana Rugby Eagles Triumphs 46 To 5 Over Benin". modernghana.com. 1 May 2017. Archived from the original on 16 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Les Eléphants de la Côte d'Ivoire, victorieux à domicile du tournoi Régional Sevens de Rugby Afrique, disputeront bien les qualifications olympiques en 2019" (in French). Rugby Africa. 18 September 2018. Archived from the original on 16 February 2024.