SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux. Photo: Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

MARRAKECH – Tunisia's Khaled Babbou was named president of Rugby Africa at the elections in Marrakech at the weekend while SA Rugby's CEO Jurie Roux was voted into the important role of secretary-general.

The rest of the new executive board is Ugandan Andrew Owor (vice-president)  and treasurer Tano Elvis (Ivory Coast). 

Seven members were also elected to the executive committee: 

Rolande Boro (Burkina Faso), Aaron Jani (Zimbabwe), Clement Sinkamba (Zambia), Nasser Bougja (Morocco), Herman M'Bonyo (DRC), Paulina Lanco (Burundi) and Guedel N'Diaye (Senegal).

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Outgoing president Abdelaziz Bougja was unanimously elected honorary president. 

African News Agency (ANA)

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