Zimbabwe Crowned Rugby Africa South Region 7s Champions

by | Feb 1, 2022

Zimbabwe’s Lady Cheetahs recorded a clean sheet of victories to win the Rugby Africa South Region 7s pre-qualifying tournament which concluded in Lesotho on Sunday, 30 January 2022.

The Cheetahs scored a massive 165 in their four matches – without conceding a single point – in their fixtures against Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Mauritius.

After beating Mauritius 20-0 on Sunday, the Zimbabwean side qualified for the Africa Cup, which will be held in Uganda.

Namibia finished a close second in their first international tournament in five years.

Speaking to NBCSport Desk, Namibia’s coach, CJ Kotze said: “We did a bit of calculations and clearly it showed that we just had to win the next game to go all the way to second place.”

 

2022 Rugby Africa South Region 7s Pre-Qualifying Tournament Results:

Day One
Lesotho 0-62 Zimbabwe
Botswana 12-21 Mauritius
Zimbabwe 39-0 Namibia
Botswana 30-5 Lesotho
Mauritius 10-17 Namibia
Zimbabwe 39-0 Botswana

Day Two
Mauritius 31-0 Lesotho
Botswana 10-12 Namibia
Zimbabwe 25-0 Mauritius
Namibia 38-5 Lesotho

 

Photo 1 Caption: Zimbabwe’s Lady Cheetahs recorded a clean sheet of victories to win the Rugby Africa South Region 7s pre-qualifying tournament which concluded in Lesotho on Sunday, 30 January 2022. Photo: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (Facebook)

 

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