The head coach of the warriors of Zimbabwe, Zdravko Logarišić has named his 23_Man squad to take part in the African Nations championship in Cameroon.
Zimbabwe’s warriors will go head to head with host Cameroon on Saturday in the competitions opener, at the Yaoundé Omnisport Stadium as from 5pm.
Zdravko Logarišić and his boys had their penultimate training session in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, and are expected to train early on Wednesday, before their departure to Cameroon.
The team recently completed a 10 day Covid-19 induced self_isolation, after some players and staff were tasted positive for the virus in late December 2020.
On like other countries that have named a squad of more than 23, coach Zdravko Logarišić has decided to keep faith in just 23 warriors. His traveling squad is made up of three Goalkeepers, nine defenders, eight Midfielders and three forwards.
Ariel Sibanda (Highlanders) Simbarashe Chinani (Dynamos) Nelson Chadya (Ngezi Platinum Stars)
Peter Muduwa (Highlanders) Partson Jaure (Dynamos) Tafadzwa Jaravani (Caps United) Ian Nekati (Chicken inn) Qadr Amini (Ngezi Platinum Stars) Carlos Mavhurume (Caps United) Pawell Govere (Golden Eagles) Andrew Mbeba (Highlanders) Talent Chamboko (Manica Diamonds)
Richard Hachiro (Caps United) Ronald Chitiyo (Caps United) Gabriel Nyahwa (Bulawayo Chiefs) Wellington Taderera (Ngezi Platinum Stars) Leeroy Mavunga (Caps United) Tatenda Tavengwa (Harare City) King Nadolo (Dynamos) Denver Mukamba (Ngezi Platinum Stars)
Obriel Chirinda (Chicken inn) Tawanda Nyamandwe (Manica Diamonds) Farawo Matare (Bulawayo Chiefs)
The warriors will be in their fifth participation at the CHAN, and will be looking forward to doing better than their fourth place finish in the 2014 edition, their best ever performance in the competition.
Logarišić will be counting on the likes of Dynamos’ Midfield metronome, King Nadolo, and Bulawayo Chiefs’ forward, Farawo Matare.
The warriors are expected in Cameroon on Thursday morning.