Uganda rugby sevens to feature in the inaugural world rugby sevens challenger series

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The Uganda rugby sevens is set to feature in the new World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series, which will be launched in February 2020.


The series that will feature 13 teams will have two rounds of play and will be played down in South America in Viña del Mar, Chile and Montevideo, Uruguay.

Other teams that will feature in the series include fellow African nation Zimbabwe, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Tonga and Uruguay. Colombia, Mexico and Paraguay complete the list as the three invitational teams from the Americas.

The winning team of the series will have an automatic qualification in the HSBC Sevens Series in the immediate following season.