Producer and exporter the Azura Group has announced its official sponsorship of the Moroccan rugby team for the Rugby World Cup, taking place in France in 2007.

Through this partnership, Azura Group says it can show its commitment to sporting values, and especially the ones carried by rugby: courage, ambition and perseverance.

The company says the Moroccan team, twice winner of the African Cup in 2003 and 2005, is now one of the best in the African continent and is and is confident in its ability to qualify to take part in the competition. The team has so far beaten Uganda 36-3 and will compete against the Ivory Coast on June 17.