The 11th edition of the Zimbabwe National Youth Games roared into action at White City Sports stadium in Bulawayo at with a colourful opening ceremony which was presided over by the Provincial Governor and Resident Minister Ambassador Cain Mathema.

Addressing the gathering the Ambassador Cain Mathema also acknowledged that the Zimbabwe National Youth Games was an important platform that was used to facilitate for the reconstruction and rehabilitation sporting facilities which were either nonexistent or dilapidated in some cases.