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Mighty Warriors Off To SA For Cosafa Cup

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By Tafadzwa Chigandiwa
Zimbabwe women’s national team, Mighty Warriors left the country Monday afternoon ahead of the upcoming 2021 Cosafa Women’s Championship set to start on September 29.
This year’s COSAFA Women competiton will be the ninth edition of the COSAFA Women’s Championship.
The games will be played at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Gqeberha formally Port Elizabeth, South Africa and others will be played at Madibaz Stadium in the same city.
There are 12 participants and these will be divided into three groups with each group consisting of four teams.
The Mighty Warriors are in Group B with Botswana, Tanzania and this year’s guest South Sudan.
Group A will see hosts South Africa, Angola, Malawi and Mozambique play together while Group C consists of Zambia, Uganda, Namibia and Eswatini.
The best runner-up in these three groups will earn a chance to play with pool winners in the semi-final.
Zimbabwe last won the tournament in 2011 when they were hosts.
The Zimbabwe women’s football team are likely set to be motivated by Black Rhinos Queens who finished second to Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies’ during the Caf Women’s Champions League early this month (September).
Below is the final Migthy Warriors’ squad that travelled to South Africa.
Precious Mudyiwa, Lindiwe Magwede, Cynthia Shonga.
Nobukhosi Ncube, Sheila Makoto, Edeline Mutumbami, Egness Tumbare, Talent Mukwanda, Eunice Chibanda.
Emmaculate Msipa, Marjory Nyaumwe, Shyline Dambamuromo, Mavis Chirandu, Privilege Mupeti, Christabel Katona.
Rudo Neshamba, Rutendo Makore, Maudy Mafuruse, Natasha Ndowa.
Robert Tapfumaneyi

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