Zimbabwe national rugby union team (sevens)

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Zimbabwe Sevens
Union Zimbabwe Rugby Union
Nickname(s) Cheetahs
Coach(es) England Liam Middleton
Captain(s) Jacques Leitao
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 2 (First in 1997)
Best result Bowl Quarterfinals (1997, 2001)

The Zimbabwe Cheetahs represent Zimbabwe in rugby sevens, a seven a side version of rugby union. Zimbabwe compete in both domestic and international competitions. Zimbabwe compete in IRB Sevens World Series events such as the George and Dubai Sevens. The national sevens team are nicknamed the cheetahs, and play in a red, black and green strip.

Competition records[edit]

From rugby7
  • Amsterdam 7s
    • 2006 - Cup Quarterfinals
  • Benidorm 7s
    • 2005 - Plate Final
    • 2006 - Cup Semifinals
  • Dubai 7s
    • 1997 - ?
    • 1999 - Bowl Final
    • 2000 - Plate Semifinals
    • 2003 - Shield Semifinals
    • 2006 - Bowl Finals
    • 2007 - Shield Winners
  • Durban
    • 2000 - Bowl Quarterfinals
  • George Sevens
    • 2003 - Shield Semifinals
    • 2005 - Bowl Semifinals
    • 2006 - Shield Finals
    • 2010 - Shield Winners
  • Hong Kong 7s
    • 1998 - Bowl Semifinals
    • 2008 - Bowl Final-Runners Up
  • Safari 7s
    • 2003 - Plate Semifinals
    • 2006 - Cup Final
  • Stellenbosch
    • 1999 - Bowl Quarterfinals
  • Tokyo Sevens
    • 1997 - First Round

World Cup record[edit]

  • 1993 - Did not enter
  • 1997 - Qualified (Bowl Quarterfinals)
  • 2001 - Qualified (Bowl Quarterfinals)
  • 2005 - Did not qualify
  • 2009 - Qualified (Bowl Winners)

Current squad[edit]

Squad to the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens World Series Qualifier.

  • Fortune Chipendu
  • Jacques Leitao
  • Boyd Rouse
  • Kilvan Magunje
  • Stephan Hunduza
  • Biselele Tshamala
  • Tafadzwa Chitokwindo
  • Njabulo Ndlovu
  • Hilton Mudarike
  • Lenience Tambwera
  • Gardner Nechironga
  • Ben Nicholls

See also[edit]

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