The Zimbabwe Sevens rugby team, the Cheetahs, clinched their fourth consecutive Castle Sevens title after beating South African side, Northern Region 19-10 in the final held in Zambia yesterday.
After being drawn in Group B together with Namibia, Botswana and the Pumas, ZimbabweÂ got their campaign off to a bright start by walloping Namibia 26-0 before steamrolling past Botswana 28-0.
Having already secured a berth in the quarter finals, the Sevens team however went down 21-26 to the Pumas in their final group game.
The Cheetahs continued with their impressive run at the quarter final stage, when they thrashed hosts Zambia 35-0, before again beating Namibia 21-7 in the semi-finals, to book a date with Northern Province in the final.
The Gilbert Nyamutsamba-coached outfit however powered its way to a 19-10 victory over Northern Region Select to clinch its fourth consecutive Castle Sevens crown, underlining their dominance on the regional Sevens rugby arena.
Meanwhile, Zimbabweâ€™s developmental side, the Goshawks lost all their games as they crashed out at the first round in group C which featured Gaborone and Soweto Raiders.Â