Dismal Warriors End World Cup 2014 Quest
HARARE — When Brazil won the bid to host the World Cup in 2014, Zimbabweans were among those who celebrated, hoping maybe this time around the Zimbabwe Football Association would put its act together and create a team that would represent the country at the showcase. Fans sang and danced but even they could not inspire a team that failed to string one or two passes together, was slow on the ball, and lost possession unnecessarily. In the end, they left Rufaro Stadium shaking their heads in disbelief after being treated to a mediocre performance by a team that has failed to win a competitive match at home since beating little Burundi 1-0 in April last year.
Coach Ian Gorowa said he warned Zimbabweans not to expect much from a team that had only two training sessions due the midweek matches that were staged ahead of the national team requirements. Gorowa said he had asked the Zimbabwe Football Association to cancel the PSL matches so he could have his team in camp for a longer period.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Voice of America - ZimbabweSimilar Stories