The Zimbabwe U-20 womenâ€™s soccer team is set to go into camp in Hwange this Thursday in a bid to acclimatise to the hot weather conditions they will be exposed to in West Africa when they take on Nigeria in a FIFA U-20 World Cup first leg second round qualifier on the 31st of this month.
After flexing their muscles in demolishing Mozambique 7-nil on aggregate in the first round of the qualifiers, the Young Mighty Warriors have shifted focus to unleashing the same form of punishment on Nigeria.
As part of preparations, the team will from this Thursday camp in Hwange.
Young Mighty Warriors Technical Advisor, Maxwell Takaendesa Jongwe believes the camping stint in Hwange will help in preparing them to adjust to the sweltering heat prevalent in Nigeria.
â€œThe heat in Hwange will help the team adapt to the intense heat we are going to face in Nigeria,â€ said Jongwe.
Plans are in place to take on South Africa in a friendly international later this month.Â
The South Africans are expected to provide a good challenge in their preparation taking into account the 4-nil thrashing they inflicted on the Young Mighty Warriors in a friendly match in South Africa last month.
The Young Mighty Warriors will take on the Young Falconets of Nigeria in a FIFA U-20 World Cup 1st leg second round qualifier away on the 31st of this month.