Bruce Chikuni

HERENTALS Queens forward, Praynance Zvawanda says she is finding solace in getting her first Mighty Warriors call up.

It’s been a month of mixed fortunes for Zvawanda, who lost her mother on September 7.

Zvawanda has been picked for the Mighty Warriors squad which will represent the country in the Women’s COSAFA Cup set for South Africa early next month.

They are expected to troop into camp today.

This annual regional tournament will get underway from October 4 to 15.

They are in Group C were they are expected to face Namibia, Lesotho and Botswana.

The 20-year-old is also the Women’s Super League reigning Player of the Season after propelling the Students to their maiden championship last season.

“This is a big moment for me and for everyone who has been encouraging me to push to the edge. 

“I really struggled to process the pain after the passing of my mother, and I can say that I’m still recovering but this recognition has helped to heal the process in a way.

“There are many people who have been comforting me.”



Cynthia Shonga (Harare City Queens), Lindiwe Magwede (Herentals Queens), Chido Dzingirai (Correctional Queens)


Vimbai Mharadzi, Nobukhosi Ncube, Edeline Mutumbami (Chapungu Queens), Thelma Masawi (Platinum Royals), Purity Mgayi, Eunice Chibanda (Black Rhinos) Hazvinei Dhlakama, Mitchel Nyakatsapa (Harare City Queens),


Morelife Nyagumbo, Bethel Kondo (Faithdrive), Shyline Dambamuromo (Herentals Queens), Privilege Mupeti, Emmaculate Msipa, Daisy Kaitano (Black Rhinos), Ennerty Chemhere (Platinum Royals), Tanyaradzwa Chihoro (Maningi Queens), Peace Kanende (Coal Wizard),


Maudy Mafuruse, Praynence Zvawanda (Herentals Queens), Rudo Neshamba (Harare City Queens), Patience Ndlhovu (Lozikeyi Queens), Christabel Katona (Black Rhinos Queens)

Technical staff

Shadreck Mlauzi – Head coach

Yohane Chikaola – Assistant coach

Sithethelelwe Sibanda – Assistant coach

Ndega Matsika – Goalkeepers coach

Brenda Chaora – Strength & Conditioning coach

Portia Chiota – Team Manager

Choice Dambuza – Kit Manager

Dr Margaret Maulana – Medical Doctor

Kudzanai Matavire – Physiotherapist

Dorothy Mugari – Safeguarding Officer

Chioniso Mashakada – Media Officer

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