A 20-member national senior men’s football team, the Warriors, left the country for their invitational match against Botswana this without conducting a training session
The match that will be played on Saturday in Gaborone, is meant to commemorate Botswana’s Independence Day.
Liberty Mugari, a member of the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) communications department said the team is expected to arrive in Botswana at lunch time today
“The team left the country from Robert Mugabe International airport at 7am and flew to South Africa’s Oliver Tambo international Airport where they were expected to touch down at 8:55am They will stay there for sometime before they catch a flight 12:30 pm flight that will take them to Seretse Khama International Airport where they are expected to arrive at 1:40pm,” said Mugari.
Added Mugari: “They did not manage to train at home. They will conduct their training sessions at home.”
The Warriors together with their coaches assembled in Harare yesterday and team to face Botswana was announced late last week.
Goalkeepers: Donovan Bernard (Chicken Inn), Nelson Chadya (Ngezi Platinum Stars)
Defenders: Peter Muduhwa, Godknows Murwira (Caps United), Farai Banda (Manica Diamonds), Qadr Amini (Ngezi Platinum Stars), Xolani Ndlovu (Chicken Inn), Thubelihle Jubane
Midfielders: Brighton Manhire (Highlanders), Brian Banda (FC Platinum), Tanaka Shandirwa (Dynamos), Mthokozisi Msebe (Bulawayo Chiefs), Donald Mudadi (Dynamos), Davison Marowa (Herentals), Walter Musona (FC Platinum), Tinotenda Benza (Herentals)
Forwards: William Manondo (Caps United), Fortune Binzi (Manica Diamonds), Obriel Chirinda (Bulawayo Chiefs)-@FungaiMuderere