Zimbabwe acting President Enmerson Mnangagwa has urged the Warriors to bring the CHAN 2016 trophy home.
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Speaking at a sendoff party hosted by the Ministry of Sports and Recreation last, The Vice President encourage the Pasuwa led team to do well and better their fouth place finish last time and go all the way to win the Cup.
“we recognise that while qualifying is a feat which most countries look forward to, for us, competing at this prestigious continental event is now tradition, which saw the Warriors attain fourth place in the 2014 tournament. The challenge, before us, is to now win the championship.” He said
“Bring home the championship, Go Warriors Go, Go Warriors Go, go and play soccer and beat them, you must dribble and score. If you bring the you will see what we will do to thank you. We as government we will see how we can thank you.”
Mnangagwa also thanked bewly appointed ZIFA chairman Philip Chiyangwa for steading the football ship in the country.
The tournament kicks off today with hosts taking on Morocco. Zimbabwe Warriors are scheduled to depart today and will play their first match in Group D against rivals Zambia.