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Zim Mighty Warriors Promise to Destroy Botswana Zebras

  • Michael Kariati

Zimbabwe's Mighty Warriors are demanding a change of attitude from the Zimbabwe football family ahead of their African Women's Championship qualifier Sunday.

Coach Rosemary Mugadza says her team has not been given the same support like that of the Warriors saying there is need for a change of attitude from the Zimbabwe football public when her team trots onto Rufaro Stadium Sunday for their 2014 African Women Champion qualifier against Botswana.

She says there has always been a negative attitude towards the girl child, noting that whenever the Warriors play thousands of people cheer the team compared to the paltry crowds that follow the Mighty Warriors and is demanding the same crowd support like that of the Warriors.

Mugadza wants this type of support and is promising the fans a good Sunday afternoon and says her team is ready to rock and roll over the Zebras.

Even members the Warriors Fans Club and the Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Association have admitted that the Mighty Warriors have not been receiving due support urging their followers to come to the stadium in their thousands Sunday to root for the Mighty Warriors.

Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Douglas Muzhuzha says they will be at Rufaro to cheer the Mighty Warriors all the way to victory.

Even the Zimbabwe Football Association have given the match the respect it deserves and have ordered both Dynamos and How Mine to play their CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup matches Saturday to pave the way for the Mighty Warriors to play Sunday.

The Mighty Warriors lead the Zebras 1-0 following Violet Bepete's goal in Botswana two weeks ago but the visitors' manager Mildred Chindapale says they are not here on holiday but to win.

Should the Warriors sail past the Zebras, they will play the winner of the game between Zambia and Tanzania for that vital play at the African Women's Championships finals to be held in September.

The top three teams at the African Women's Championships will qualify to represent Africa at the 2015 World Women's Championships.