SPORTS Ghana's Herbert Mensah elected Rugby Africa president


Ghana's Herbert Mensah elected Rugby Africa president


09:55, March 19, 2023

Chen Keyi of China and Eloise Webb of South Africa battle for possession during day three of the 2022 South Africa Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament at Cape Town Stadium on 11 September 2022. (File photo: CFP)

ACCRA, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Ghana's Herbert Mensah was elected as president of Rugby Africa, governing body of the game on the continent, during the body's annual general meeting in South Africa Saturday, the new official disclosed in a tweet.

The tweet contained a congratulatory message from Rugby Africa to Mensah for emerging as the winner in the 2023 elections of the continental governing body.

Mensah polled 30 out of the 32 votes cast to secure the position. Congratulatory messages from Ghanaian rugby fans poured in after Mensah declared the win.

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