Zimbabwean players abroad: Weekend preview

After last week’s international break, club football is back and Zimbabwean players abroad will be flying the flag high for their respective clubs during the weekend.

In England, high-flying Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa host Percy Tau’s parent club Brighton and Hove Albion at Villa Park (Kick off 16:00hrs). The midfielder is expected to be in Dean Smith’s starting eleven after an impressive perfomance against Norwich at Carrow Road.

Still in England, in the Championship, Macauley Bonne’s Charlton Athletic face Derby County tomorrow. (16:00hrs)

Marshall Munetsi’s French Ligue 1 outfit Stade de Reims host Pontpellier. The former Orlando Pirates man will be in contention for a starting place for the 6th placed Reims and the game kicks off at 20:00hrs. 

Still in France, current Ligue 2 leading goalscorer Tinotenda Kadewere will be hoping to add to his tally when his Le Havre host Lorient at 15:00hrs. 

Teenage Hadebe’s Yeni Malatyaspor will not be in action over the weekend. They travel to 4th placed Konyaspor on Monday evening.