The nation is in adrenalin mode following the Mighty Warriors’ qualification for the COSAFA final but head coach Sithethelelwe ‘Kwinjie 15’ Sibanda has chosen to be cautious ahead of the match against South Africa.
An impressive 4-0 victory by the Zimbabwean ladies as they dispatched Kenya in the semi finals, sparked high expectations among football fans that the Mighty Warriors will retain the COSAFA title they last won in 2011.
Powered by 9 goal hero, Rutendo ‘Madzimai’ Makore, Banyana Banyana will themselves know they have their work cut out come Sunday against Zimbabwe at Barbourfields Stadium.
In the mist of the excitement Mighty Warriors coach Sibanda, is cautious choosing instead to say she hopes the team will please the fans that have supported them to this point.
Matches between Zimbabwe and South Africa often bring out the best of football rivalries but Kwinjie 15 is not reading much into that history.
Fans will be expected to throng Barbourfields Stadium to give the extra urge to the Mighty Warriors as only 90 minutes stands between them and equaling the feat achieved by their male counterparts.