Call it Cottco no longer

HARARE - The name of the sponsor had become synonymous with the tournament, but after bankrolling one of the world’s biggest schoolboy festivals for 15 years, cotton processing company Cottco has called it quits.

The Schools Rugby Festival, known to many as just Cottco, will now be sponsored by Dairibord Zimbabwe starting this year.

Cottco will however remain on board as subsidiary sponsor.

This year’s festival will run from May 5 to 10 and will be co-hosted by Prince Edward and Allan Wilson.

150 schools from in and outside Zimbabwe are expected to take part in the week long rugby fiesta.

Windhoek High School and Windhoek Technical High School from Namibia have already confirmed their participation in this year’s festival.

International Rugby Board (IRB) vice-chairman and South African rugby union (Saru) president  Oregan Hoskins is set  to grace the festival on the final day.

Meanwhile, players taking part in the festival this year will be randomly tested for doping in line with World Anti-Doping Association (Wada) regulation and IRB programme keep rugby clean.

For this year’s edition, it is mandatory that all coaches should have at least an IRB level one coaching certificate. A coach without these documents will not be allowed to sit on the bench.

Comments (5)

Falcon College will win... we the best!

Falcon own - 6 March 2014

mutare boys high will take it eis yr....ndoisawozve mari....haasi mafanizzzzz

hope mufandauya - 24 March 2014

M.B.H.S will take it for shoo.....da 2014 squad is bad news..........watch da space shumba moto!!!!!!!

S. Sigogo - 24 March 2014

mutare boys high is taking it and the streets are feeling it..watch out

chad guwira - 1 April 2014

go mutare boys high shumbaz go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ex montibus robur

munashe malik mare - 6 May 2014

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