Zimbabwe have become one of the first nations to announce a squad for next month’s AFCON 2021 qualifiers.
The Warriors are aiming at making a third successive AFCON qualification after making Gabon 2017 and Egypt 2019. The quest for AFCON 2021 has begun with an early naming of the squad list of to face Botswana and Zambia next month.
Interim coach Joey Antipas will lead his side in Harare on 15 November against Botswana - before a huge Southern derby against Zambia’s Chipolopolo on the 19th away.
Some notable names in the group include the return of Knowledge Musona after his AFCON 2019 controversy, while nine new faces are in the form Martin Mapisa, Cliff Moyo, Adam Chicksen, Admiral Muskwe, Jordan Zemura, Douglas Nyaupembe, Jordan Zemura , Jonah Fabisch & Macauley Bonne.
Full provisional squad 📋
- Elvis Chipezeze (Baroka) Martin Mapisa (Velez CF) Simbarashe Chinani (Dynamos).
- Douglas Nyaupembe (Stockport County) Ian Nekati (ZPC Kariba) Tivonge Rushesha (Swansea City) Cliff Moyo (Kidderminister Harriers) Divine Lunga (Lamontville Golden Arrows) Adam Chicksen (Bolton Wanderers) Jordan Zemura (Bournemouth) Ronald Pfumbidzai (Bloemfontein Celtic) Teenage Hadebe (Yeni Malatyaspor) Alec Mudimu (CEFN Druids) Partson Jaure (Manica Diamonds) Kelvin Moyo (Chippa United).
- Marshall Munetsi (Stade de Reims) Thabani Kamusoko (Zesco United) Butholezwe Ncube (Amazulu) Marvelous Nakamba (Aston Villa) Ovidy Karuru (Amazulu) Kudakwashe Mahachi (SuperSport United) Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs) Phenias Bamusi (Caps United) Jonah Fabisch (Hamburger SV).
- Admiral Muskwe (Leicester City) Terrence Dzvukamanja (Bidvest Wits) Prince Dube (Highlanders) Knowledge Musona (RSC Anderlecht) Tinotenda Kadewere (Le Havre AC) Knox Mutizwa (Lamontville Golden Arrows) Macauley Bonne (Charlton Athletic) Evans Rusike (SuperSport United).
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