Following Zimbabwe’s women team 1-0 triumph over Cameroon in the final Olympic qualifier to book a place at Rio 2016 every Zimbabwean from all divide went crazy with celebration in and out of the country.
They will be joined at next year’s Olympics by South Africa who defeated Equatorial Guinea in Bata 1-0.
It is the first time that any Zimbabwe team has qualified for a global football tournament.
Rudo Neshamba’s 8th minute goal was enough to send Zimbabwe to Brazil.
Here is a selected few twitter reactions from different individuals and organisations.
— #FIFAWWC (@FIFAWWC) October 18, 2015
— AfricaPulse (@AfricaPulse) October 19, 2015
Results of what happens when women are accorded full&equal dignity of the person with men. Congrats Mighty Warriorshttp://t.co/dRuOXSbuKF
— ZLHR (@ZLHRLawyers) October 19, 2015
— Econet Wireless (@econetzimbabwe) October 19, 2015
Congratulations to the Zimbabwe Women's National Soccer Team, The Mighty Warriors, for qualifying for the… http://t.co/oc40MZMfrM
— Kyros Sports (@kyrossports) October 19, 2015
— NDEIPI CLOTHING (@danny2kay) October 19, 2015
— MUGABEMUSTGO (@OLDMONOMOTAPA) October 18, 2015
— SchoolSportsNetwork (@teamFrontrow) October 18, 2015
— 263Chat (@263Chat) October 18, 2015
— tapuwa kapini campos (@tkapini7) October 18, 2015
The Mighty Warriors have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after beating Cameroon 1-0. Congratulations to the girls
— Chief Koti (@chiefkoti) October 18, 2015
Zimbabwe's women's football side the #MightyWarriors qualify for 2016 Rio Olympic Games after beating Cameroon 1-0 (Aggregate 2-2)
— Nigel Matongorere (@nmatongorere) October 18, 2015
Good morning Brazil #Olympics
Well done to the Mighty Warriors for writing their own piece of history
FT Zim 1- Cameroon 0
— Clarkson Mambo (@cemambo) October 18, 2015