@BulawayoChiefs Twitter handle captures Zimbabwe football scene by storm

They have adopted a tag of being ‘giant slayers’ on the field of play, beating Ngezi Platinum, FC Platinum and Highlanders and whenever they do they are never been humble about it, in fact @BulawayoChiefs Twitter handle goes into overdrive.

By Leopold Munhende

The handle combines humour, swag and facts and for a professional football club that is something new indeed.

Fans who follow them (@BulawayoChiefs) who include none other than retired Zimbabwean international Cephas Chimedza (@cepho13) are all rooting for Chiefs (on Twitter).

“Hopefully @CastleLagerPSL will have an award for the best social media interactioins at the end of the year,” tweeted Chimedza in support of Chiefs’ work on Twitter.

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Highlanders fan @lovejoysir tweeted; “Congrats @BulawayoChiefs for the win. Jealous down you have the best social media manager so far in the premier league. It’s always nice to read your updates. You guys rock. Praying my team @HighlanderBosso win tomorrow #okuhlekuyabukwa.”

After beating Bulawayo City last Sunday

@leedzenga said; “These guys are the Twitter champions for this season. They may be average on the pitch but Twitter vanoikwanisa.”

Midlands State University (MSU) lecturer Dr. Oswelled Ureke (@oswelled) could not be left out.

“@Bulawayo Chiefs is lit. Best Tweets.”

And amongst the many who praised the side was also The Herald’s (@HeraldZimbabwe) senior sports editor, Robson ‘The Godfather’ Sharuko (@ChakariBoy).

“I love Bulawayo Chiefs, I really do. You guys are amazing.”

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