By Tafadzwa Mpofu
Some members of the Zimbabwe Football Fraternity are delighted with the increase in number of Zimbabwean football players in the most followed and popular English Premier Soccer League(EPL).
Currently, Zimbabwe is among countries with most players in the EPL from Southern Africa region with more than 6 players who are eligible to play for the Warriors.
The England based brigade includes Marvelous Nakamba (Aston Villa), Reiss Nelson ( Arsenal), Jimiel Chikukwa ( Leeds United), Ethan Kachosa (Leeds United), Tawanda Maswanhise ( Leicester City) and Michael Ndieweni (Newcastle) among others.
Here are some of the comments from football followers on Soccer Updates, WhatsApp platform.
“That’s a huge investment, those boys should be in the national Juni team – Snr
Sure my brother beqeda lapho Kathi heeee bhora haritange hayi bhoo #zimfootball matters” – Abel
“Now even kuWomen we have several players some even playing in Eufa but kuzouya manje ndoma1″ – Baba Takunda .
I wish if our juniors national teams were functional we should be having those guys playing together from that younger age” – Sbue
“Let’s simply make our brand , all these players would simply find joy in representing our football brand, be it in Warriors and Might Warriors” – Grey Concil .
In few years to come the EPL will be flooded with Zimbabweans, the future looks really bright, but functional junior teams can be the first port of call for these youngsters quoted”- Aloise Bunjira