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Zim Cheetahs renew rivalry with Kenya


ZIMBABWE will renew their rivalry with continental foes Kenya at the IRB Sevens Rugby World Cup in June after being drawn in the same group with the regional powerhouses at the pool allocation draw for the Sevens Rugby World Cup conducted in Russia yesterday.


Kenya and Zimbabwe are joined by Samoa and minnows the Philippines in Pool C of the global event which takes place at the iconic Luzhniki Stadium from June 28 to 30.
While Zimbabwe will fancy themselves against the Philippines, they will, however, face an uphill task against Samoa and Kenya, who are both core teams on the HSBC World Sevens Series. The Cheetahs, as the Zimbabwe side is popularly known, have over the years stayed in the shadows of their continental rivals Kenya, who together with South Africa are the top teams on the continent.

Read the 1 March Newspaper for more info.

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