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Warriors in first training session, getting ready for COSAFA

by Staff Reporter
29 Jun 2021 at 18:06hrs | Views
THE Zimbabwe senior men national football team, the Warriors conducted their first training session this Tuesday ahead of the COSAFA tournament which gets underway next week in South Africa.

Nineteen players are in camp as the Warriors step up preparations for the COSAFA tournament which kicks off on Wednesday next week in South Africa.

The Warriors had a light training session this Tuesday after going through their Covid-19 tests.

United States based midfielder, Nyasha Dube, defender Jimmy Dzingai who plies his trade in Zambia and South Africa based striker Knox Mtizwa are expected this Thursday.

However defender, Kelvin Moyo who is based in Zambia is doubtful after picking up a muscle injury.

There are also doubts over the availability of Hamburg defensive midfielder, Jonah Fabisch whose Germany club has reservations over the Covid-19 situation in South Africa.

The technical department is, however, confident the available players will deliver saying the

"Of course, we were casting the net wider but we just didn't pick it's a reward for excellence look at Washington Arubi, 35 but on top of his game how can we ignore such a player.

Meanwhile, United States based midfielder; Nyasha Dube is excited about the prospect of playing for his country.

"I am excited, I have been working towards it and getting a call is a big boost for my career and it will also enhance my CV for bigger opportunities," he said.

Twenty players will travel for the COSAFA tournament, with five non-travelling players on standby in case of any covid-19 issues.

Source - zbc