Blessing Sarupinda left the country on Friday ahead of the completion of his transfer to Portuguese side Sporting Clube.

The 21-year old is expected to sign a long-term contract with the third-tier club to complete his move from CAPS United.

He successfully passed his trails in the European country last year, but the transfer was delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Once the player completes is signed by the club, he will become the first Zimbabwean in the post-independence era to ply his trade in Portugal.