By Staff Reporter
Australia-based artist, Cozzy Kozile Dube is using soccer tournaments to fight drug abuse in his Kwekwe hometown.
A tournament in his name was recently held in the suburb of Mbizo where he was raised.
Speaking in an interview with NewZimbabwe.com from his Australia-base, Dube said the tournaments he organised were a way of giving back to the community.
“The soccer tournament is my way to give back to my community; my roots,” he said.
“I chose to use that opportunity to stand against drug and substance abuse because it’s affecting not only my community but the nation at large.”
He added, “Sport and entertainment are an effective way of connecting with people faster.
“I chose sport because I know soccer communicates better and faster because it is the youth that is getting affected by the drug abuse.
“I chose sport because I am looking forward…