Mighty Warriors Announce Provisional Squad for Upcoming COSAFA Women’s Championship

by Oluwatosin Alabi

The technical team for Zimbabwe’s national women’s football team, the Mighty Warriors, has unveiled a provisional squad of 25 players for the upcoming COSAFA Women’s Championship. The regional tournament is set to be held in South Africa from October 4 to October 15. The team’s training camp kicks off tomorrow, September 26.

The roster features a mix of experienced and upcoming talent, which includes:


– 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 Ndhlovu (Lozikeyi Queens)  

– Christabel Katona (Black Rhinos Queens)  

Technical Staff:

– Shadreck Mlauzi (Head Coach)  

– Yohane Chikaola, Sithethelelwe Sibanda (Assistant Coaches)  

– 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)  

Public excitement is already building, with fans sharing optimistic views on social media platforms. A fan, identified as Black Adam, praised Rudo Neshamba, saying, “that girl is good, she has experience and mental toughness.” The sentiment is widely shared, as fans hope to see the Mighty Warriors bring the trophy home after years of South African dominance in the tournament.

The Mighty Warriors have had a mixed performance in the recent past, but the technical team, led by Head Coach Shadreck Mlauzi, aims to leverage the combination of experience and youth to claim victory in the regional competition.

This announcement comes as women’s football in Zimbabwe is gaining traction and the Mighty Warriors are seen as ambassadors for the sport at the regional level. The stakes are high, but the team is looking confident and is ready to take on their rivals.

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