Articles tagged 'rugby sevens'

Gidza basks in Cheetahs' glory 16 October 2018 HARARE - Zambezi Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba has called on all stakeholders to rally behind his charges after their Sevens triumph in Tunisia at the weekend. Zimbabwe overcame shoddy preparations and the absence of a number of their regular players before storming into the final where t...
Cheetahs can only get better 27 March 2018 HARARE - Zambezi Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba (pictured) is not losing sleep after his side lost their Victoria Falls Kwese Sevens title to Kenya at the weekend. The Cheetahs, who won the inaugural tournament in 2017 after beating Namibia 24-7 in the final, could not make it back-to-back...
It will be tough: Nyamutsamba 24 March 2018 HARARE - Zambezi Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba believes his side will have to be at their best if they are to defend their Victoria Falls Kwese Sevens title this weekend. The national Sevens side won the inaugural tournament last year when they beat Namibia 24-7 in the final. Nyamutsam...
Zambezi Cheetahs prepare for World Cup 14 January 2018 HARARE - The Zambezi Cheetahs yesterday began their preparations for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens finals to be held in San Francisco, United States in July. Our Sports Editor Nigel Matongorere caught up with the side's captain Hilton Mudariki recently. Below are the excerpts of the interview. ...
My door is open: Gidza 10 January 2018 HARARE - Zambezi Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba has adopted an open door policy regarding the team's preparations for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens finals to be held in San Francisco, United States in July. The national Sevens rugby side capped off a great 2017 by reaching the final of t...
Consolation for Leitao 17 November 2015 HARARE - There was scant consolation for the Zimbabwe Sevens rugby side following their failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games after captain Jacques Leitao was named Player of the Tournament. The Cheetahs narrowly lost out of qualification for next year's showpiece after losing 19-17 to...
What could have been? 1 April 2015 HARARE - With a virtually nonexistent local rugby league and very little incentives available for players an optimist would have given Zimbabwe Sevens rugby team a chance at the Hong Kong Sevens. But against all expectation, the Cheetahs rose to the occasion. Leading Russia 19-17 in the fin...
Leadership key to team success 1 April 2015 HARARE - As a staunch (possibly borderline addictive) rugby man this past weekend's showing in Hong Kong by our national sevens rugby team was satisfying, impressive and heartbreaking right to the death! Satisfying because I work with them and see the effort they put into their training and ...
Heartbreak for Cheetahs in Hong Kong 30 March 2015 HONG KONG - Russia beat Zimbabwe 22-19 to win the World Rugby Sevens Series qualifier, a victory which leads Andrey Sorokin's side to become one of the 15 core sides on next year's series. Starting with 12 regional qualifiers - two from each World Rugby region - Russia won all six of their mat...