Zimbabwe U-20 national team coach Bekithemba Ndlovu has named a 20-member final squad for the 2018 COSAFA Championship in Zambia.
The squad is made up of two foreign-based stars, Marvin Sibanda and Munashe Garananga, and a host of players from the local Premiership.
Some of the notable local-based talents in the team are Harare City’s Tatenda Tumba, Tinotenda Chiunye (Caps United), Clive Rupiya (Chapungu), Delic Murimba (Triangle United) and Andrew Mbeba of Highlanders.
The tournament will start on Sunday 2 December and runs until the 14th of the month.
Zimbabwe are in Group C and will open their campaign against Botswana on Monday before facing Lesotho two days later with a date against Angola on December 9 in the final group stage encounter.
Zimbabwe U-20 Final Squad:
Tinotenda Issah Ali (Yadah Stars)
Frank Kuchineyi (Herentals)
Andrew Kabila Mbeba (Highlanders)
Munashe Peter Garananga (Ubuntu FC, S.A)
Emmanuel Jalayi (Aces Academy)
Brandon Mpofu (Ndlovu Inyathela)
Shadreck Panashe Nyahwa (Bulawayo Chiefs)
Devine Philmon Mhindiriri (Bulawayo City)
Takunda Macdonald Mukunga (Harare City)
Tatenda Tumba (Harare City)
Kelvin Ndebele (Caps United)
Tinotenda Ashabel Chiunye (Caps United)
Junior Blessing Nyamuzihwa (ZPC Kariba)
Tatenda Muringani (Dynamos)
Leonard Jani (FC Platinum)
Marvin Sibanda (Taft’s Head Boys Varsity, USA)
Delic Alfornce Murimba (Triangle)
Blessing Tinotenda Sarupinda (Black Rhinos)
Clive Junior Rupiya (Chapungu)
Thabo Lunga (Highlanders)