A send-off dinner for the World Cup bound Zimbabwe senior women’s netball teams, the Gems, will be held in the capital, Harare this Thursday.

The First Lady, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa will grace the dinner.

Zimbabwe Netball Association president, Leticia Chipandu is appealing to the corporate world to help in fundraising efforts for the Gems.

The Zimbabwe netball team will depart for the World Cup on the 4th of July.

The World Cup gets underway on the 12th of July in Liverpool, England.