The Government, through Ministry of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture has hailed ZIFA for  making efforts to select the British born players to represent Zimbabwe.

Kundai Benyu, Tendai Darikwa, Macaulay Bonne and Admiral Muskwe all holds British passports and they have been included in the squad to play two friendly matches against Lesotho and Namibia during November international break.

Minister Makhosini Hlongwane said his office was committed to help these players get all the help they need to regularise their status and represent the country in the competitive matches like the AFCON qualifiers.

“ZIFA has done a good thing by initiating this process of inviting these boys to come and play for their country,’’ said Hlongwane in a conversation with The Herald.

“We shall get to a stage where they require documentation for them to be able to play competitively. The issue where these guys need to be supported with documentation we will do that, that is our job we do not have problem with that.”

Meanwhile, the minister also said they received a numerous calls from players with Zimbabwean roots, based in Europe, who want to play for the Warriors in future assignments.