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.
This means #Zimbabwe's Mighty Warriors have achieved an historic #Rio2016 qualification. Congratulations! https://t.co/o7gUFYEoWX
— FIFA Women's World Cup (@FIFAWWC) October 18, 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
Congratulations to the Mighty Warriors…Next Stop Rio de Janeiro #teamzimbabwe pic.twitter.com/nvQahwRaWl
— 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
congrats to them mighty warriors @teekay239 @iMisred
— Gurundoro. (@DannyChax) October 19, 2015
The mighty warriors beat Cameron 1-0 to secure their place in #rio next year. @kyrossports @teamFrontrow @mattyrusike @rainsy2007
— MUGABEMUSTGO (@OLDMONOMOTAPA) October 18, 2015
Congrats to the Mighty Warriors for qualifying for @Olympics #Rio2016 @KirstyCoventry @marlenechiedza @herzimbabwe https://t.co/wf9KtIsdnz
— SchoolSportsNetwork (@SSNcozw) October 18, 2015
Mighty Warriors Beat Cameroon to Qualify for 2016 Olympic Games http://t.co/EPGV9vLHR3 #VOAZimbabwe #263Chat #Twimbos
— 263Chat.com 🇿🇼 (@263Chat) October 18, 2015
@sirnyasha @chiefjusticem28 @SPMBARA welldone to the mighty warriors
— tapuwa campos kapini🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼 (@tkapini7) October 18, 2015
Zim's Mighty Warriors have qualified for the Olympics, for the first time ever!
Good morning, Rio. We're coming! pic.twitter.com/RRWBxRcqEJ
— Ranga.🇿🇼 (@RangaMberi) October 18, 2015
The Mighty Warriors have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after beating Cameroon 1-0. Congratulations to the girls
— Godfrey '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
— C.E Mambo 🇿🇼 (@cemambo) October 18, 2015