The Zimbabwe Sables Committee, a brand committee under the Zimbabwe Rugby Union, is pleased to welcome Deloitte&Touche (Deloitte) as a corporate partner for the 2012 season.

Deloitte is one of Zimbabwe’s leading professional services firms. They will be responsible for the audit of accounts for the Sables Committee and will provide other professional services on an ad hoc basis throughout the year.

Sables committee chairman, Bongai Zamchiya expressed his pleasure on the partnership with Deloitte. “This partnership will give our stakeholders, partners and sponsors the confidence that all our funding and income will be utilised in the prescribed manner. Furthermore, we will be able to account for monies to an international standard. I hope this will give other partners the confidence to join us as we build on 2011’s achievements and grow rugby to become the second most popular sport in Zimbabwe.”

Tich Mudede, Deloitte’s Partner for Financial Advisory Services said that Deloitte was happy to be associated with the Sables. “Deloitte sees itself not merely as a corporate partner in its involvement with Sables, but as an investor in the future of the country and in the young, who are that future.We at Deloitte are passionate about driving sport forward in Zimbabwe and are therefore pleased to be associated with Sables.  We believe this gives us the opportunity to promote public awareness of our brand and image as well as strengthening brand preference in the market place.  The more high profile sport, and rugby in particular becomes, the more Zimbabwe’s image can move forward both in the international arena and in our domestic fixtures.”

The partnership will also see a dedicated resource from Deloitte joining the Sables Committee.

Additional information

  • “Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit,consultingfinancial advisoryrisk management, andtax services to selected clients.  These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), a UK private company limited by guarantee. Each member firm provides services in a particular geographic area and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates.
  • The Sables Committee is a brand committee delegated by the Zimbabwe Rugby Board to run the affairs of the National XV’s side. It’s current members are Bongai Zamchiya (Chairman), Winston Makamure, Kudzai Hove, LossonMtongwiza (Sables Manager) Brian Murewa,  Leslie Manhombo, Nisbert Denga. The Vice Presidents of the Zimbabwe Rugby Union Aisha Tsimba and Nyarirai Sibanda and Acting  ZRU GM Sifiso Made attend by invitation. As does the Zimbabwe rugby’s head of the technical ,Godwin Murambiwa and the national coaches.

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