PROMINENT Zimbabwe Journalist, Grace Chirumhanzu has been nominated for the prestigious Annual Sports Awards (ANSA) following her victorios Karate exploits.
By Michael Gwarisa
Through her Twitter and Facebook accounts, Chirumhanzu said being a women should nor stop any women from dreaming big and achieving greatness.
“I have been nominated for the Annual National Sports Awards (ANSA) Sportswoman of the Year. This is alongside amazing sportswomen Kudakwashe Memory Chiwandire, a fellow karateka and Chess Queen Paidaishe Zengeni. The Awards dinner is on March 1.
“I have always wanted to see how far dreams can take me. Karate has taught me a lot about life. It has taught me to dream and work towards those dreams. It taught me that victory is for those who want it badly and work for it hard. It has taught me perseverance and never to make quitting an option,” said Chirumhanzu.
ANSA awards are held every March in Harare and are meant to celebrate and honor those hwo would have excelled in various sporting disciplines.
“Go down fighting and in that fight, it is that effort and belief for victory that God will bless and you land where you deserve.For those who have read The Alchemist you will remember where Paulo Coehlo says the world will connive to help you seeing your efforts. Well something like that… It is your struggle and perseverance not necessarily victory that inspire others.
“I am a Champion, l have beaten the Grace l was yesterday. The new challenge has begun, I have to beat the Grace l am today.”