Moçambique’s finest first XI.
Moçambique’s future leaders take a break from liberating their country and pose for the classic team photo. (This photograph was taken in the late 1960s.)
The back row consists of the founder of Frelimo, Eduardo Mondlane (three from right). Alongside him is Moçambique 1st President, Samora Machel, and Moçambique´s 2nd President Joaquim Chissano. Also on the back row (three from left) is General Mabute.
The front row is reserved for the "Hot Shot" of team, Alberto Chipade, Moçambique´s 1st Minister of Defence. Chipade was credited with firing the first shot in the colonial war!