Zimbabwe national rugby sevens team

The Zimbabwe national rugby sevens team competes in both domestic and international rugby sevens competitions. Zimbabwe competes in World Rugby Sevens Series events such as the South Africa Sevens and Hong Kong Sevens.

Zimbabwe Sevens
UnionZimbabwe Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Cheetahs
Captain(s)Jacques Leitao (c), Hilton Mudariki (vc)
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances2 (First in 1997)
Best resultBowl Quarterfinals (1997, 2001)

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

Tournament historyEdit

Rugby World Cup SevensEdit

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  1993 Did Not Qualify
  1997 Bowl Quarterfinals 21st 5 1 4 0
  2001 Bowl Quarterfinals 21st 6 0 6 0
  2005 Did Not Qualify
  2009 Bowl Winners 17st 6 4 2 0
  2013 Plate Quarterfinals 13th 4 1 3 0
  2018 Bowl Quarterfinals 23rd 3 1 2 0
Total 0 Titles 5/7 24 7 17 0

Africa SevensEdit

Competition recordsEdit

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  • 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 7s
    • 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
  • Tunisia - Monastir
    • 2018 - African Sevens Champions

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Former squadsEdit

Zimbabwe team to the 2016 Final Olympic Qualification tournament

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

Head Coach:   Daniel Hondo

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