Six players from the Southern Region will be part of the Mighty Warriors who will take on Banyana Banyana of South Africa in a Unity Day soccer international friendly match on December 22 in Harare.
The Mighty Warriors succumbed to an embarrassing 4-0 defeat to Banyana Banyana in another friendly match that was played in Johannesburg, South Africa, in October.
Before that, the Zimbabwe women’s side had not played an international match in the last two years.
Mighty Warriors coach Rosemary Mugadza confirmed that the girls were in camp in preparation for the international assignment.
“We started our camp on Sunday and we are preparing for that match. We are not breaking camp until we play Banyana,” Mugadza said.
Six players from Bulawayo are part of the players who are in camp for the game.
“Ntombizodwa Sibanda, Judith Lunga, Samukeliso Zulu, Nokuthula Ndlovu, Portia Makusha and Nomsa ‘Boyz’ Moyo are in camp,” Mugadza said.
She said preparations for the match were going on well and they were ready for the match.
“We are hoping for the best. We need to turn the tables this time,” she said.
Mugadza said the Mighty Warriors played a friendly match against Aces Academy to test the fitness levels of the players in camp.
“We have also played against Aces Academy to check our fitness levels,” said Mugadza.
Mugadza attributed their defeat to Banyana last time to inadequate time for preparation.
“We never had a training session. That is why we lost against Banyana Banyana.
“This time we have had enough training sessions,” she said.
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