THE ZIMBABWE junior squash team is in buoyant mood ahead of the World Junior Squash Championships set to start on Sunday in Namibia.
The five-day competitions are hosted by a Southern African country for the first time.
Callum Lawton, Bryn Turk, Tafadzwa Mushunje, Innocent Mukumba, Luke Michael Mannion and Runyararo Kadyautumbe are the six players representing the country and were selected during the Zimbabwe Junior Squash Championships held in March this year.
Team Zimbabwe coach Jonathan Makola expressed confidence in his charges and said with the level of preparation the team was set to leave an indelible mark on world stage.
a�?The team has been undergoing training since April at Belgravia Sports ClubA� and last month the six players competed at the South Africa Inter-provincial Junior Squash Championships as part of the preparations for the world tournament with such preparations am sure the team will go far in the tournament.
a�?These are talented players I have in my squad and can turn out to be the best Zimbabwe has if they can continue to be playing against international competitive players,a�? said Makola.
A total of 166 players are expected to grace the five-day tournament.