Sierra Leone’s national rugby team on Thursday February 15th 2018 completed their registration to compete for the first time at the 3rd Africa Youth Games scheduled for Alger, Algeria from 18-28 July 2018.
He said this will be their very first time to compete in such major games and the excitement amongst the players and technical team is one which cannot be overemphasized.
“The players are delighted to receive such invite and they are willing to challenge with everything they have,” the Rugby Union president said and confirmed that they have already started with preparation.
An invitation letter from the President of Africa Rugby Union, Abdelaziz Bougja stated that rugby will be represented at this year’s sports celebration and as president, he has decided to ensure all rugby nations in Africa participated in the events because it is a key priority to promote his organization which is why Sierra Leone was also invited.
The Africa Youth Games will feature a series of sporting events which includes; Handball, athletics etc. The rugby competition will kick off from 20-22 July at the Stade de Bouira, in Alger.