Zimbabwe’s Chef de Mission Eugenia Chidhakwa is confident that her country will enjoy a successful African Games in Morocco following a well-planned build up.
Zimbabwe is planning to compete in 12 of the 27 sports taking place at the Games, due to take place between August 19 and 31.
Chidhakwa has already left for Rabat, where the Games are predominantly taking place with some events being held in Casablanca, El Jadida and Khemisset.
“The African Games Team Zimbabwe is making all efforts to make sure that the Morocco Games become a success and good storyline for Zimbabwe,” Chidhakwa told The Herald in Zimbabwe.
“We announced Team Zimbabwe end of July and from there we have been meeting national sport associations every Tuesday, tracking them on their state of preparedness and making sure that they have submitted, through us, the correct information for accreditation.
“We have done the final accreditation with the sporting disciplines and per event that we have submitted.”
Zimbabwe’s permanent secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, Thokozile Chitepo, urged the athletes at a final meeting to seize their chances. Continue reading…