Warriors off to Cameroon for CHAN

Zimbabwe national team - the Warriors - has finally departed for Cameroon to play in the CHAN 2021 finals ending speculation of participation uncertainty due to the health state of squad.

HARARE – Zimbabwe national team – the Warriors – has finally departed for Cameroon to play in the 2021 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals ending speculation of participation uncertainty due to the health state of squad.

Some members of the squad reportedly tested positive to COVID-19 which threw the team’s participation in doubt before government gave them green light.

The games will take place from 16 January to 7 February. 

The team is expected to arrive in Yaoundé at 1100hours on 14 January. 

Zimbabwe is in Group A together with Burkina Faso, Mali, and hosts Cameroon. 

The Warriors will play in the opening match of the tournament against Cameroon on 16 January at 1700 hours West African Time (1800hours CAT). 

Thomas Chideu replaced Tawanda Nyamandwe who tested positive for COVID-19. 

Fixtures

16.01.20 vs Cameroon @1700hours

20.01.20  vs Burkina Faso @2000hours

24.01.20  vs Mali @2000hours 

Squad Goalkeepers:

Ariel Sibanda (Highlanders)

Simbarashe Chinani (Dynamos)

Nelson Chadya (Ngezi Platinum Stars) 

Defenders:

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) 

Midfielders:

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) 

Strikers:

Obriel Chirinda (Chicken inn)

Thomas Chideu (Harare City)

Farau Matare (Bulawayo Chiefs)

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