The fourth edition of the Makonde Senator sports tournament has been launched.

The tournament sponsored by Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry Prisca Mupfumira features several teams drawn from each of the three constituencies in Makonde district namely Chinhoyi, Mhangura and Makonde.

The sporting extravaganza features disciplines which include soccer, netball, darts, volleyball and snooker.

Teams have to take part in the knock out stages in their respective constituencies, to come up with constituency representatives in the finals in each of the disciplines.

Director sport promotion and development with the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Recreation Eugenia Chidhakwa said such platforms help promote good health, teamwork and community integration.

“It is such a platform that promotes wellness, communication, interaction and community feeling,” she said.

Among those who witnessed the launch of the Makonde Senator’s tournament were Ministers Webster Shamu, Ziyambi Ziyambi, David Musabayana and Special Advisor to the President Cde Chris Mutsvangwa.