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Girls High School handball captain Bernadet Mutyoza (15) says they are going to carry along their books on their two weeks Partille Cup in Sweden and Interamnia World Cup in Italy next month.

The Girls High junior and senior teams are likely to be drawn against the United States and Germany for the second time in a row.

According to Bernadet, the girls have improved on their passing game and the moral in the camp is driven by the quest for victory.

“The girls have learnt from their mistakes in our previous tour and we did our homework, everyone is excited to travel and from the look of things our game has improved from the usual defensive to a more stylish passing game.

“We have confidence in ourselves this time around,” she said.

The left half captain said the team will forever be grateful for such an opportunity and will play according to the coach’s plan.

“To my fellow team mates I should commend the great discipline I have seen so far, our coaches has all the reasons to direct us towards any type of play so we must listen to them. The teams also join hands to thank our school head Mrs Mtsambiwa, sports teacher Miss Moyo and coaches for believing in us, we will not disappoint”, she said.

Fourteen-year-old Tamia Chisanga (pivot) who is going to the European country for the first time said she is over the moon.

“I am actually over the moon, I cannot explain how I am excited to go to Europe and let alone board a plane for so many hours.

“For me, I am going to take this as a learning process but at the same time shine for my country since we are the only school from Zimbabwe attending the World Cup”, she said.

Goalkeeper Rosemary Tahwa (16) a Lower Six student says she is travelling with the team for the second time having started playing the game in Form One (2011).

“I am excited to go for the World Cup especially knowing that where we are going where the game originated from, we are going to the roots of the game and hoping to upset one or two g teams. Our team unity is what will drive us to the victory,” she said.

The Interamnia World Cup is one of the biggest international handball tournaments that is held annually in the Italian city of Teramo.

This year’s event will run from July 5 to 11 and it comes hot on the heels of another big international youth handball tournament, the Partille Cup, held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The 2015 Partille Cup is scheduled to run from June 29 to July 4 in Gothenburg and it will soon be followed by the staging of the Interamnia World Cup in Teramo.

Source : The Herald