When Peter Ndlovu and Bruce Grobbelaar made Zimbabwe dare to dream

In the early 1990s the country finally had a golden generation of players and stood on the verge of quaifying for the Africa Cup of Nations and the World Cup

The following is an extract from Ian Hawkey’s article from Issue Nine of the Blizzard, published in June 2013. The Blizzard is a quarterly football journal available from www.theblizzard.co.uk on a pay-what-you-like basis in print and digital formats.

In Zimbabwe, a traveller usually knows clearly where she or he is. The pentagon of highways that vein the country is meticulously pegged, kilometre by kilometre. Across Zimbabwe’s sparsely populated rural space, a driver appreciates the landmarks.

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