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Zimbabwe coach bemoans lack of composure in Tunisia loss

Zimbabwe Sables head coach Peter De Villiers said that lack of composure made them pay the price after going down 18-14 to Tunisia in an Africa Gold Cup match staged in Monastir on Saturday. 
Leading 7-5 at the break, the former African champions crumbled in the second stanza, allowing the hosts to score from a try, a penalty and a drop goal.
“What went wrong was obviously costly errors from our end. Each time we made a mistake, it got Tunisia back in the game. We lacked composure,”De Villiers said.
The loss jeopardized Zimbabwe’s chances of qualifying for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.They are now winless after three matches, their best result so far remains the 23-all stalemate against Morocco on match day one.
“Tunisia took advantage of that window of mistakes, that what sport is about, when you are given an opportunity, take it and go for it.”
Next for De Villiers’ charges is a duel against Namibia on 4 August in Harare.

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