took part in last year’s edition of the games in Georgia being retained.
Justin Coles comes in as the most experienced player in the team as he is part of the Zimbabwe Sevens rugby side that regularly competes in the International Rugby Board Sevens Series.
Props Ian Muza and Dalroy Sibanda, scrummy Dylan Coetzee, lock Graham Logan and the backline trio of fullback Victor Mushoriwa flyhalf Sean Linfied and Coles were part of the side that represented Africa at the world stage last year. Mclean Muhambi, who last year failed to travel to Georgia, after he suffered an ankle injury in the Young Sables’ preparatory game against the Under-23 select at the Cottco school festival made the grade this time Thabani Ndaba, Daniel Rorke, Michael McIntosh, James Forrester, Tapiwa Tsomondo and Joshua Smallbones were part of the Zimbabwe Under-19 side that won the Junior Africa Cup at Prince Edward last year.
Prior to the team’s departure, Australian rugby legend David “Campo” Campese is expected in the country on Sunday and will also give hints to the Young Sables and their technical team
Zimbabwe Under-20 Squad
Tyran Fagan, Kuda Makuvire, Ian Muza, Thabani Ndaba, Daleroy Sibanda (props), Andries Van Heerden (hooker), Simbarashe Chirara, Matthew Lawson, Graham Logan, Joshua Smallbones (locks), Tonderai Chigumbura, Tawanda Chowe, Daniel Rorke (flanks), Tapiwa Tsomondo (eightman), Dylan Coetzee, Michael Mac Intosh, Robert Sargeant (scrumhalves), James Forrester, Sean Linfield (flyhalves), Taku Chieza, Richard Morkel, Maclean Muhambi (centres), Joshua Broomberg, Justin Coles, Brian Ndudzo (wingers), Victor Mushoriwa (fullback).
Coach: Brighton Chivandire
Assistants: Godwin Murambiwa, Gary Hewitt
Manager: Colleen de Jong
Physio: Margie Gibson
Doctor: Austin Jeans