Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Nigeria to host 2020 West African Rugby Series

The President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Kelechi Mbagwu, on Monday, said that Nigeria had got the nod to host the 2nd West African Rugby Series (WARS) later in the year.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mbagwu said on the sideline of the federation’s board meeting in Lagos that Nigeria was now ready to host the WARS which would involve four West African countries coming to play in Nigeria.

“We will also be hosting the International President Cup which will be between Nigeria and Ghana later in the year. We hope that with the WARS coming to Nigeria, it will be a big development to the game of rugby and a huge fillip to the promotion of the game.

“The WARS will be hosted in Lagos and we hope to have a good outing with the West African teams coming to Nigeria,’’ he said.

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