Messages from politicians and prominent personalities continue to pour in for the Warriors as they face hosts Egypt in the opening encounter of AFCON 2019 tonight.
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa took to Twitter to wish Sunday Chidzambwa’s charges all the best: “National teams define our collective pride and honour.Our Warriors start a great mission against the Pharaohs today. To the boys, the hopes and pride of the nation are upon your shoulders. Do your best to give us smiles and cheers! Go warriors Go.We send our best wishes!#Afcon2019,” read Chamisa’s tweet.
Record Olympic gold-medalist Kirst Coventry, who is the Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation but currently on leave, also took to the microblogging site to wish the Warriors good luck: “Warriors we are so proud of you, we were there with you at the National Sports Stadium when you qualified for AFCON, we are 100% behind you now, good luck and see you soon”.
Constitutional lawyer and politician Fadzayi Mahere also twitted a message to Chidzambwa’s charges which read “GO WARRIORS GO!”
Award-winning singer Ammara Brown, who is currently in Cairo, also pledged her full support to the Warriors, who roar AFCON 2019 into life against the Pharaohs at 22:00hrs Zimbabwe time.