Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has bemoaned the poor treatment of female footballers and has said that the government is coming up with policies for remuneration and administration of sports. In a speech read on his behalf by Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Perence Shiri, Chiwenga said
It has come to our attention that female athletes are subject to victimisation physically and in terms of remuneration. Many a time our teams, particularly the Mighty Warriors, have been left stranded due to remuneration issues and success by the national netball teams at world have gone unnoticed. In this regard, and as a follow-up to address this cancer to our football and other sports Government, through the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Recreation, is developing a governance and remuneration policy to guide the general and specific guidelines in the administration of sports and remuneration of athletes in the country.
Constantino Guveya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga is the current Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, the second secretary of Zanu-PF political party and the Minister of Defence Forces of Zimbabwe. He is also the former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) and also the... Read More About Constantino Chiwenga
Perrance Shiri is a Zimbabwean politician and a retired four-star general in the Air Force of Zimbabwe. He is the current Minister of Lands Agriculture and Rural Resettlement. Shiri retired from the Air Force of Zimbabwe where he was the Commander to pursue a career... Read More About Perence Shiri