SA based Warriors dominate Chidzambga’s Afcon, Cosafa squad
Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambga has named his boys for the Afcon and Cosafa finals with at least half of his lads plying their trade in neighbouring South Africa.
Out of the 34 players named by Chidzambga’s assistant, Lloyd Mutasa, 16 are playing in South Africa while only five are local based.
Captain Knowledge Musona, striker Admiral Muskwe (Leicester City) and Marvelous Nakamba (Club Brugge KV), are also part of the team announced by Mutasa.
Respected striker Nyasha Mushekwi bounces back after missing out in thwe qualifiers with the technical team also rewarding Tafadzwa Rusike, now based in Zambia with a call up.
Goalkeepers: George Chigova (Polokwane City), Edmore Sibanda (Witbank spurs), Elvis Chipezeze (Baroka), Talbert Shumba (Chapungu).
Defenders: Dennis Dauda (Lusaka Dynamos), Lawrence Mhlanga (FC Platinum ), Jimmy Dzingai (Power Dynamos), Byron Madzokere (Yadah Stars), Alec Mudimu (CEFN Druids), Teenage Hadebe (Kaizer Chiefs), Divine Lunga (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Ronald Pfumbidzai (Bloemfontein Celtic), Tendai Darikwa (Nottingham Forest).
Midfielders: Danny Phiri (Lamontiville Golden Arrows), Marshall Munetsi (Orlando Pirates), Marvelous Nakamba (Club Brugge KV), Butholezwe Ncube (Amazulu), Tafadzwa Kutinyu (Azam), Ovidy Karuru (Amazulu), Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs), Kudakwashe Mahachi (Orlando Pirates), Tafadzwa Rusike (Zanaco), Richard Hachiro (Herentals), Talent Chawapihwa (Amazulu), Leeroy Mavunga (Yadah Stars), Knowledge Musona (RSC Anderlecht), Thabani Kamusoko (Young Africans SC), Rodwell Chinyengetere (Baroka FC).
Strikers: Nyasha Mushekwi (Dalian Yifang), Walter Musona (Polokwane City), Tinotenda Kadewere (Le Havre Athletic Club), Knox Mutizwa (Lamontiville Golden Arrows), Admiral Muskwe (Leicester City).