Government on Monday gave a cash prize of $1000 to each member of Senior men national soccer team and the Women’s national team for their performances in the recently concluded matches.

At a function held in Harare by the Ministry of Sports and Recreation, the Minister responsible Kazembe Kazembe gave the cash prize of $1000 each to football coach and players.

The Warriors secured a record 6th COSAFA title in the just ended tournament hosted by South Africa and secured their berth as the most dominant team in the region.

While the Mighty Warriors fell shot of AWCON qualification with a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of Zambia, the government awarded them for their fearlessness in getting that far under difficult circumstances.