African Development Trophy

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CAR Development Trophy
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2008 Castel Beer Trophy
Sport Rugby union
Founded 2004
No. of teams 16
Continent Africa
Most recent champion(s)  Niger and  Réunion

The African Development Trophy is a rugby union tournament consisting of 16 teams played in the continent of Africa, formerly named the CAR Castel Beer Trophy. It is organised by the Confederation of African Rugby and is also known as the CAR Super 16. The tournament contains the teams in the second level of African rugby, below those playing in the Africa Cup. The competition is divided into north and south sections with two pools of four in each section. The winners of these pools will go on to play each other in the final where the winner of both north and south will be found.

South Section

Nations (2008)


Year Winner
2004  Botswana
2005  Mauritius
2006  Tanzania
2007  Botswana
2008  Réunion

North Section

Nations (2009)


Year Winner
2004  Mali
2005  Burkina Faso
2006  Niger
2007  Nigeria
2008  Niger
2009  Niger

Central Section

Nations (2009)


Year Winner
2008  Rwanda
2009  Rwanda

See also

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