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2020 Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship postponed
Nations prepare for Middle East Africa rugby league championship
Preparations are well under way in all the four competing nations who will be part of the second Middle East Africa Championship, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria from 2-5 October; the hosts, fellow debutants Ghana and the Cameroon, and Morocco, who return to the international arena.
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New Nigeria Rugby League Association accepted by RLEF
A new Nigeria Rugby League Association has replaced the previous governing body as Observer members of the RLEF, following a number of inactive years by the old federation.
Rugby League development taking place in Nigeria
Rugby League can't be criticized for standing still! Nigeria of all places, is taking up the greatest game and it is on the back of African nations like Ghana taking up rugby league.
In the last 24 months Nigeria have been flying under the radar but have been involved in various rugby league developmental activities.
Broadcast deal for MEA Championships announced in Nigeria
Nigerian free-to-air television station YANGA! TV has become the first broadcaster to come on board to cover the Middle East Africa Championships, which will take place in Lagos from 2-5 October, 2019.
African nations welcome NRL coverage
Junior rugby league begins to take hold in Nigeria and Ghana
Nigeria Rugby League aim for Affiliate RLEF status
Rugby League Nigeria is now part of the Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) after the application of Rugby Sports 13 Foundation of Nigeria to become an Observer was accepted by the Federation making it the next West African country to be recognized following Ghana s acceptance.
First regional rugby league courses to take place in Africa
As part of the second Middle East Africa Championship, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria in early October, the first regional coaching and match official courses will take place during that week. Led by RLEF coach educators Martin Crick and Phil Smith, they will be assisted by Lebanon’s Nayef abi Said.