The Herald (Harare)

Zimbabwe: Chamisa to Go to Brazil

Zvishavane — FC PLATINUM fan, Taurai Chamisa, is a very lucky man as he has been selected as one of the two African supporters to go and watch the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Chamisa was chosen together with an Orlando Pirates fan, only identified as Joy, during the 2013 Nations Cup finals. There were a number of super fans from different countries such as Tanzania, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and hosts South Africa who attended the 2013 Nations Cup final.

But Chamisa stood tall and caught the eye of those who were choosing two representatives who will be sent to Brazil.

"I was advised by Kirsty, a representative from Castle Lager, that I had qualified to go and represent Africa in Brazil," said Chamisa.

"They were looking at our dressing, the way one reacted if his/her team scores or make good moves and how crazy one was behaving during the match.

"I was supporting Burkina Faso and it was just unfortunate that my team was on the losing side but I was glad that I was waving the Zimbabwean and the FC Platinum flag.

"I was very happy at the end to hear that I had been selected to go to Brazil.

"Opportunities are opening for me and if I happen to go I would love to be accompanied to the airport by FC Platinum fans and other fans from different teams.

"I want to come up with another new style and I am hoping to land another prize this year. I am urging all other fans to be serious in supporting their teams because I am not going to surrender the title easily."

Last season Castle introduced the Superfans competition and Chamisa of FC Platinum and Beulah Gadza of CAPS United were voted the best fans in the promotion that ran from September to October.

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