Zimbabwe national rugby sevens team

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Zimbabwe Sevens
Union Zimbabwe Rugby Union
Nickname(s) Cheetahs
Captain(s) Jacques Leitao (c), Hilton Mudariki (vc)
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 2 (First in 1997)
Best result Bowl Quarterfinals (1997, 2001)

The Zimbabwe national rugby sevens team competes in both domestic and international rugby sevens competitions. Zimbabwe competes in IRB Sevens World Series events such as the Port Elizabeth Sevens and Hong Kong Sevens

The national sevens team are nicknamed the Cheetahs, and traditionally play in a green and white strip on Day 1 of tournaments and then a white and green strip on Day 2.

Tournament history[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 0/1 - - - -

Competition records[edit]

From rugby7[permanent dead link]
  • Amsterdam 7s
    • 2006 - Cup Quarterfinals
  • Benidorm 7s
    • 2005 - Plate Final
    • 2006 - Cup Semifinals
  • Dubai 7s
    • 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 qualify
  • 1997 - Qualified (Bowl Quarterfinals)
  • 2001 - Qualified (Bowl Quarterfinals)
  • 2005 - Did not qualify
  • 2009 - Qualified (Bowl Winners)
  • 2013 - Qualified (Plate Quarterfinals)

Current squad[edit]

Players called up to Zimbabwe's 2016 Men's Rugby Sevens Final Olympic Qualification Tournament squad.

Head Coach: Zimbabwe Daniel Hondo

  • Hilton Mudariki (c)
  • Tafadzwa Chitokwindo
  • Kuda Chiwanza
  • Tendai Dzongodza
  • Takudzwa Francisco
  • Stephan Hunduza
  • Takudzwa Kumadiro
  • Kilvan Magunje
  • Shayne Makombe
  • David McWade
  • Riaan O’Neill
  • Boyd Rouse
  • Manasah Sita
  • Lucky Sithole
  • Lenience Tambwera
  • Biselele Tshamala
  • Chinyama Celvin

External links[edit]