Zimbabwe’s COPA Coca-Cola Africa Team Through To The Finals

The team that is representing Zimbabwe at the COPA Coca-Cola African Cup in  Kenya is through to the finals after beating Zambia 4-3 the Herald reports.

According to the publication,

Goalkeeper Ronald Uraya carried the day for Zimbabwe as he saved two penalties and converted two to keep his side in the running for the ultimate prize.

Zimbabwe will play Tanzania tomorrow in the finals.

According to Namibia’s NeweraLive:

The Copa Coca-Cola Cup is the premier worldwide grassroots football tournament that unlocks the dreams and possibilities of global football stars. It also aims to inspire young footballers to achieve their dreams through a renowned and respected football tournament in various countries globally, which continues to give voice to the faces who nurture the budding talents of young football heroes, as it showcases Africa’s pride and belief in upcoming youngsters.

In Africa, the Copa Coca-Cola Cup is played in 22 countries, including Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Angola, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Botswana, Rwanda, Congo, Swaziland, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Mauritius and Burundi.

Outside the continent, the tourney is also played in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The tournament originated in Zimbabwe in 1989, with the aim of seeking to support the development of potential grassroots talent and promote active, healthy lifestyles among young people.

More: The Herald 

 

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