Highlanders striker Prince Dube will captain the national U23 side this afternoon against Mozambique.

The encounter which will be played at 4 pm at Estádio Nacional do Zimpeto in Maputo is a second round fixture of the Afcon Qualifiers.

Dube’s team-mate at Bosso, Mbongeni Ndlovu is also in the first eleven along with other local based-players that include Peace Makaha, Anelka Chivandire, Aubriel Chirinda, Shadreck Nyahwa and Tatenda Tavengwa.

Goalkeeper Martin Mapisa of Velez CF in Spain, Reward Mwakona (Ards, N. Ireland), Junior Zindoga (Maritzburg United, S.A) and Nicholas Guyo (Ubuntu Cape Town, S.A) complete the Young Warriors list that will start today.

Zimbabwe XI: M. Mapisa, R. Mwakona, M. Ndlovu, P. Makaha, S. Nyahwa, T. Tavengwa, A. Chivandire, N. Guyo, J. Zindoga, P. Dube(C), A. Chirinda.

Subs: N. Chadya, M. Chigumira, D. Murimba, K. Dhemere, M. Kwinjo, S. Patrick, M. Zata.