Edmoore Takaendesa

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Edmoore Takaendesa
Full name Edmoore Takaendesa
Date of birth (1980-11-11) 11 November 1980 (age 36)
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Correct as of 5 March 2010
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008 – Germany 10 (0)
Correct as of 5 March 2010

Edmoore Takaendesa (born 11 November 1980)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the RG Heidelberg in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

He made his debut for Germany on 19 April 2008 against Ukraine.

Takaendesa originally hails from Zimbabwe, a country he last played for in 2000, after which he moved to Germany. In Zimbabwe, he played for Old Hararians.[2] He was educated at the Prince Edward School there.[3] He is one of a number of Zimbabweans that left their country to play rugby in Germany.[4]

Honours[edit]

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Edmoore Takaendesa's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[5]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2007–08 RG Heidelberg Rugby-Bundesliga 14 2nd – Runners-up
2008–09 16 1 0 0 0 5th
2009–10 18 6 0 0 1 2nd – Semi-finals
2010–11 12 3 0 0 0 4th – Semi-finals
2011–12 9 1 0 0 0 6th
  • As of 30 April 2012

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006–2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 2 0 Champions
2008–2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 7 0 6th – Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2008 Germany Friendly 1 0
  • As of 5 March 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edmoore Takaendesa profile at scrum.com accessed: 21 March 2010
  2. ^ Sables Would Have Been World-Class allafrica.com, accessed: 5 March 2010
  3. ^ Former Prince Edward Star Player Praises School Boy Rugby zimbabwemetro.com, accessed: 5 March 2010
  4. ^ Rugby Icon Dinha Speaks On Career Zimbabwe Independent, published: 9 July 2009, accessed: 5 March 2010
  5. ^ Edmoore Takaendesa profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: March 2010

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