Zimbabwe have drawn a bye in the preliminary round of the 2018 Championship of Africa Nations (CHAN) qualifiers after Thursday’s draw in Libreville.
The locally based Warriors will enter the qualifiers in the second round where they will face Namibia.
The first leg is set for 14-16 July, 2017 in Namibia whilst the return leg comes off 21st – 23rd July, 2017 in Zimbabwe.
If the Warriors win they will face in 3rd round the winner between of Lesotho/Comoros match.
The tournament will run from 11 January- 02 February, 2018.
Kenya will be hosting the 5th edition of the Championship of Africa Nations.