The Warriors and ZIFA have reached a deal regarding the player’s appearance and allowances for AFCON 2017 following government intervention.

Money issues have threatened to derail the Warriors AFCON preps but following intervention by the government through the Ministry of Sports and Recreation the impasse has been resolved.

The negotiations saw head coach Callisto Pasuwa, Warriors skipper Willard Kastande and his vice captain Cuthbert Malajila meet Philip Chiyangwa ,Omega Sibanda and the Minister of Sport and recreation Makhosini Hlongwane and a deal was reached and signed by all parties.

All a deal was eventually reached Soccer24 sources have indicated that the government has expressed its displeasure with the way the players snubbed the send off dinner yesterday which was graced by acting president Emerson Mnangagwa.

However the government has also blamed ZIFA for the chaos that has taken place and a lack of planning by the association which added confusion and complicated the situation.

The Warriors will now get $5000 appearance fees they had asked for and $400 in daily allowances. Winning bonuses per match will see players getting $6000 each.

In addition if the Warriors go beyond the group stages they stand to get $2000 per match.

The Warriors squad is now expected to fly out on Sunday afternoon a 1pm with a friendly against Cameroon set for the 10th of January after which they will head to the tournament in Gabon.

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