LATEST: No place for club-less players in Mapeza’s squad

29 Sep, 2021 - 14:09 0 Views
LATEST: No place for club-less players in Mapeza’s squad Norman Mapeza

B-Metro

Raymond Jaravaza

THE era of selecting club-less players into the Warriors squad is now a thing of the past judging by a 24-member provisional squad that has been called into camp by interim coach Norman Mapeza.

The Warriors take on Ghana on 9 0ctober in the Western African country in a World Cup qualifier.

It had been the norm under axed Warriors coach Zdravko Logarušić for club-less players such as Ovidy Karuru and Jimmy Dzingai to find themselves in the national team.

Loga caused an uproar when he called the duo for the Warriors’ last assignment against Ethiopia and only buckled under public pressure to drop Karuru and Dzingai before the team trooped into camp.

In the latest squad, FC Platinum player Rahman Kutsanzira and South African based Knox Mutizwa got the nod from Mapeza and will be fighting for places in the final team that will travel to Ghana.

England-based players have also been called into camp as they are available for the game since Ghana is not on Britain’s Covid -19 red-list.

Provisional squad

Goalkeepers: Martin Mapisa (Zamora CF)

Talbert Shumba (Free State Stars)

Washington Arubi (Marumo Gallants)

Defenders

Alec Mudimu (Torpedo Kutaisi)

Brendan Galloway (Plymouth Argyle)

Bruce Kangwa (Azam)

Jordan Zemura (AFC Bournemouth)

Onismor Bhasera (SuperSport United)

Rahman Kutsanzira (FC Platinum)

Teenage Hadebe (Houston Dynamo)

Tendayi Darikwa (Wigan Athletic)

Midfielders

Blessing Sarupinda (Sekhukhune United)

Farai Madhananga (Marumo Gallants)

Kelvin Madzongwe (FC Platinum)

Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs)

Kudakwashe Mahachi (SuperSport United)

Marshall Munetsi (Stade de Reims)

Marvelous Nakamba (Aston Villa)

Never Tigere (Azam)

Perfect Chikwende (Simba SC)

Thabani Kamusoko (Zesco United)

Strikers

Knowledge Musona (Al-Tai)

Knox Mutizwa (Lamontville Golden Arrows)

Terrence Dzvukamanja (Orlando Pirates)

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