The 24-member squad invited for camp ahead of Warriors’ Afcon qualifiers has been named.
The selection was trimmed from 32 players as to cut the costs. The eight dropped are Jordan Zemura, Douglas Nyaupembe, Tivonge Rushesha, Adam Chicksen, Phineas Bamusi, Jonah Fabisch, Admiral Muskwe and Evans Rusike.
Goalkeeper Martin Mapisa was replaced by Chapungu’s Talbert Shumba.
Other locally-based players in the squad are Dynamos keeper Simbarashe Chinani, ZPC Kariba defender Ian Nekati, Manica Diamonds centre-back Partson Jaure and Highlanders striker Prince Dube.
Notable foreign-based players included are Macauley Bonne, Marshall Munetsi and Khama Billiat. Former captain Knowledge Musona is also part of the team.
Zimbabwe will face Botswana in their first qualifier in Harare on the 15th of November. They will travel to Zambia for their second game four days later.
Warriors squad for camp:
Elvis Chipezeze (Baroka-RSA), Simbarashe Chinai (Dynamos), Talbert Shumba (Chapungu).
Alec Mudimu (Cefn Druids-Wales), Cliff Moyo (Kidderminster Harriers-England), Teenage Hadebe (Yeni Malatyaspor-Turkey), Divine Lunga (Golden Arrows-RSA), Ian Nekati (ZPC Kariba), Partson Jaure (Manica Diamonds), Ronald Pfumbidzai (B. Celtic-RSA), Kevin Moyo (Chippa United-RSA).
Marvelous Nakamba (Aston Villa- Eng), Marshall Munetsi (Stade de Reims-France), Ovidy Karuru (AmaZulu-RSA), Butholezwe Ncube (AmaZulu-RSA), Kudakwashe Mahachi (SuperSport-RSA), Terrence Dzvukamanja (Bidvest Wits-RSA), Thabani Kamusoko (Zesco-Zambia), Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs-RSA), Knowledge Musona (Anderlecht-Belgium).
Tinotenda Kadewere (Le Havre-(France), Knox Mutizwa (Golden Arrows-RSA), Macauley Bonne (Charlton-England), Prince Dube (Highlanders).