VIDEO: Matabeleland’s historic debut

first_imgConIFA World Football Cup VIDEO: They had to train with ONE ball – Now Matabeleland will make their debut at a World Cup! Goal 19:28 5/18/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Matabeleland CONIFA Paddy Power ConIFA World Football Cup Videos Paddy Power visited Zimbabwe to who discover more about an inspiring team ahead of their first official football match Zimbabwe is currently in the midst of major political change. The end of Robert Mugabe’s reign was met with jubilation last year, but the people of Matabeleland, a region in the southern part of the country, will be hoping to celebrate something different this summer.Matabeleland Select, coached by Englishman Justin Whalley, will be hoping to go all the way at the CONIFA World Cup.But while glory in a sporting event made to celebrate the underdog would be very much enjoyed by those travelling to London, victory certainly isn’t the be-all and end-all for them, according to president of the Matabeleland Football Confederacy Busani Sibindi. Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now “Football is more than a hobby for us,” Sibindi said. “Most of the guys who play football in this country use it as an empowerment. They also use it as a way of getting out of other problems that might be affecting them.”Watch the video above to learn all about Matabeleland Select.Teams, fixtures and everything you need to know about the CONIFA 2018 World Football Cuplast_img

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