The World Rugby Council has approved the application by the Ghana Rugby Football Union as a full member union, bringing the total number to 104 full members and 17 associates.
The union became an associate member of World Rugby in April 2004 and is a full member of Rugby Africa, the regional association. T
he union actively partakes in regional activities and participates in a range of Rugby Africa tournaments. It is recognized by its National Olympic Committee and fulfills World Rugby’s full membership criteria.
The application was supported by the World Rugby Executive Committee, Rugby Africa and World Rugby’s Rugby Services Manager (Africa).
As is always the case, this decision is subject to a review being conducted within 24 months in order to confirm that the union has progressed and is worthy of retaining its full member status