By Larry Trusida
THE African Union Sports Council Region Five Youth Games are set to kick off today in Maseru, Lesotho.
The games will be officially opened this evening by the Prime Minister of Lesotho Dr Moeketsi Majoro.
Zimbabwe’s Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, Kirsty Coventry will join other sports ministers from the region in a tree planting exercise before the official opening.
The country is represented in eight sporting disciplines with Zimbabwe’s sole gymnast, Misheck Mbele set to be the first to compete this Saturday morning.