Société Générale in Partnership with Rugby Africa

Société Générale ( and Rugby Africa ( have concluded to join army for a subsequent dual years to support a expansion of rugby in Africa, with a sold importance on rugby competitions for women and immature athletes.

This new partnership is an additional miracle in Société Générale’s ongoing joining to supporting the expansion and honesty of rugby in France and internationally, generally in Africa.

Rugby Africa is one of a 6 informal associations of World Rugby, a general physique that oversees a organization of a Rugby World Cup.

The partnership will concentration privately on:

  • World Rugby’s Get into Rugby program, that aims to inspire everybody around a universe to take adult rugby
  • The dual executive competitions for women’s rugby, a Africa Women’s Sevens, and under-20s rugby with a U20 Barthès Trophy

“This partnership is a delay of dual of a long-term commitments: to rugby, of that we have been a arguable partner for over 30 years, and to Africa, with a Grow with Africa initiative, a module executive to a priorities that aims to foster a tolerable expansion of a continent. African rugby is booming, and we intend, in organisation with Rugby Africa, to exercise critical rugby expansion projects as a force for amicable cohesion,” Caroline Guillaumin, Director of Human Resources and Communication for a Group, explained.

“This partnership ordering us with Société Générale will teach some-more effect in a expansion of African rugby, generally with immature people and women. Currently, around half a million children and teenagers are introduced to rugby each year in Africa. And a series of purebred womanlike players has some-more than tripled in new years in Africa. This partnership is a wilful step brazen for Rugby Africa as it brings a required investment to support this fast growth. We appreciate Société Générale for a certainty they have placed in Rugby Africa and a federations,” commented Abdelaziz Bougja, President of Rugby Africa.

Société Générale and rugby, a joining during a general scale

Société Générale is a long-standing partner of rugby, a competition with that a Bank shares a common values of group spirit, joining and respect. The Bank supports a expansion of all forms of rugby, from a pledge turn to a top veteran level:

  • In France: it is partner to some-more than 450 pledge clubs in France, a Top 14, PROD2, a French Rugby Federation (FFR) as good as a French inhabitant rugby team.
  • Internationally, it is a vital partner and a executive bank of a Rugby World Cup for a sixth time, a partner of Rugby India (Indian Rugby Federation) and pretension unite of a rugby sevens inhabitant teams in all categories (men, women and junior) given 2017, devotee of a organisation Terres en Mêlées and  partner of a Algerian Rugby Federation.

Distributed by APO Group on interest of Rugby Africa.

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