The African qualifiers for the 2023 Rugby World Cup can be staged as a knockout tournament in France next 365 days.
The top eight African teams compete within the Rugby Africa Cup 2022 in France, that can wait on as the final qualifying round for the 2023 World Cup.
The French are additionally hosts of the 2023 World Cup, that can be held in September-October.
The African knockout tournament can be in July 2022, with the a success team presently qualifying for the World Cup and region to be half of hosts France, Original Zealand’s top-ranked All Blacks, Italy and the Americas 1 qualifier in Pool A.
The runners-up will secure a spot within the closing qualification tournament for the world showpiece occasion.