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Who will be relegated and miss World Cup qualifiers?
By Eric Njiru | Thu 03 Aug, 2017 12:13

Africa Gold Cup concludes on Saturday, August 5, 2017 with two matches set for the day.

The highlight of the day will be the match between Tunisia and Senegal as one of them will be relegated to Africa Silver Cup. This will see the relegated miss 2019 Rugby Wolrd Cup qualifiers set for 2018.

Morocco has since being promoted to next year's Africa Gold Cup. 

Tunisia are fifth in the six-team log with four points after bagging their first win in the match against Zimbabwe while Senegal remains winless with just a point at sixth place.

A win or draw will see Tunisia go through as Senegal trail with three points. Senegal must win the game to remain in the Gold Cup.

The two sides have had not a good run in the Africa Gold Cup as Tunisia have conceded 254 points while Senegal have let in 185 points.

Tunisia took part in 2015 Africa Gold Cup but were relegated to 1B where they played Senegal in the final and went ahead to lose. They were however promoted back to the Gold Cup after it was expanded.

The 7pm clash to be  Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir will be officiated by Top 14 referee Adrien Descottes with Moroccan duo of Youness Marfoq and Nabil Saadeddine being his assistants.

Eric Njiru
eric@ragahouse.com 0726205521
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