At the Pard du Sport in Abidjan, an national Ivory Coast rugby team beat visiting Ghana by 24 points to 3.
Ghana, in black shirts, playing left to right, kick off
Poliuka score the first try of the match for Ivor Coast
Kick off and second try for Ivory Coast scored by Seraphin
Game in progress
Seraphin scores again for Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast playing attacking rugby
Fourth Ivory Coast try, scored by Sampo
Scoreboard reads 14 - 3 to Ivory Coast
Fifth Ivory Coast try by Zagadou
Scoreboard reads 19-3
An attack launched by Ghana fails
Game in progress around the Ivory Coast goal
Game ends as referee calls no side, ZOOM in the final score 24 - 3
Mr. Coffie and Mr. Murray present cups to both captains.
Cutaway of crowd
Mr. Coffie and Mr. Murray welcome the team from Ghana
PAN from band playing toe Murray and Coffie shaking hands with Ivory Coast team
Cups (later to be presented to captains)
Left to right: Coffie, Garba, and Murray watching match (cups in front)
ZOOM out from scoreboard to general play
Crowd until end of film
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Background: At the Pard du Sport in Abidjan, an national Ivory Coast rugby team beat visiting Ghana by 24 points to 3.
Ivory Coast's points came from six trys, three of them converted. Ghana's three points came from a try by Berjoan.
The President of the Ivory Coast Rugby Federation, Mr. Gervais Coffie, attended the match. Other officials present included the British Ambassador, Mr. Leslie Murray, and the Ivory Coast's Minister of Animal Production, Mr. Diko Garba.
The game was fast and Ivory Coast delighted the home crowd with same fine attacking rugby.