Warriors team manager Shariff Mussa says he expects the full provisional squad to be in camp today after training got underway yesterday.
Knowledge Musona,Nyasha Mushekwi and Khama Billiat are all expected to link up with the rest of the squad together with the players that were part of the team that travelled to the Ivory Coast for an international friendly.
“We are expecting everyone to be in camp by Thursday and that will give us a full squad said Mussa. Mussa also revealed that they would have to do without Maritzburg United defender Blessing Moyo due to an injury sustained during an ABSA Premiership and he will not recover in time for the tournament.
Head coach Callisto Pasuwa who also travelled with the team to the Ivory Coast is expected to take charge after his assistant Saul Chaminuka had been taking the squad through training yesterday.
The technical team will reduce the squad to 23 players from the current 30 before flying out to play Gabon in a friendly then Cameroon.
Donovan Bernard (How Mine), Tatenda Mkuruva (Dynamos), Nelson Chadya (Ngezi Platinum), Takabva Mawaya (Hwange)
Costa Nhamoinesu (AC Sparta Praha, Czech Republic), Bruce Kangwa (Azam FC, Tanzania), Elisha Muroiwa (Dynamos), Hardlife Zvirekwi (Caps United), Oscar Machapa (AS Vita Club, DRC), Liberty Chakoroma (Ngezi Platinum), Onismor Bhasera (Supersport United, SA), Lawrence Mhlanga (Chicken Inn), Teenage Hadebe (Chicken Inn), Tendai Ndlovu (Highlanders)
Danny Phiri (Golden Arrows, SA), Willard Katsande (Kaizer Chiefs, SA), Khama Billiat (Mamelodi Sundowns, SA), Raphael Kutinyu (Chicken Inn), Kudakwashe Mahachi (Golden Arrows, SA), Marshall Mudehwe (FC Platinum), Talent Chawapiwa (ZPC Kariba), Marvelous Nakamba (Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands), Ronald Chitiyo (Harare City)
Cuthbert Malajila (Bidvest Wits, SA), Evans Rusike (Maritzburg United, SA), Knowledge Musona (KV Oostende, Belgium), Nyasha Mushekwi (Dalian Yifang, China), Mathew Rusike (Helsingborgs IF, Sweden),Tendai Ndoro (Orlando Pirates, SA), Tinotenda Kadewere (Djurgardens IF, Sweden)