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Injury Scuppers Nakamba's Quest For Redemption At Aston Villa

Injury Scuppers Nakamba's Quest For Redemption At Aston Villa

Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has suffered an injury setback that could compound his situation at Aston Villa under his new boss Steven Gerard.

The 27-year-old Zimbabwean international reportedly injured his groin in the penultimate 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against South Africa at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg last Thursday which the Warriors lost 1-0.

Following the injury, Nakamba missed Zimbabwe’s one-all draw against Ethiopia in their final 2022 World Cup qualifier at the National Sports Stadium Sunday.

Nakamba was used sparingly by former Aston Villa coach Dean Smith and the coming on board of the Liverpool legend could breathe life into the Zimbabwean’s stuttering Villa career.

Smith was sacked last week after a string of poor results that included five consecutive defeats in the Premier League.

Nakamba struggled for regular game time under Smith, making 59 appearances, but most of them as a substitute.

He played second fiddle to more-attack minded Brazilian international Douglas Luiz.

The recent injury setback could derail Nakamba’s pursuit for a regular place in the first team when Gerard begins his tenure against Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.

More: NewZimbabwe.com


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11 Comments

Bright 6 months ago

Ku viller mukoma kanganwai henyu na Gerrard andifunge kti munopihwa mukana


Madala Banda 6 months ago

Na Gerard Nakamba ukarikava undibvunze iwe uchiona Smith aingoku nyebudza zvatovharana so tsvaka imwe club yekutambira ku South kana Zambia hazvinyadzise coz unenge ichingori foreign based player


MuGrade 2 6 months ago

Zambia here kikiki musadaro.. Turkey, Belgium n Dutch anokwana

Shadows 6 months ago

Vanotamba bhora rejuju avo. Akauya kumawarriors hapana chisvinu chaanobura. Very sry wakakuvarira rtgs.


CzaryMangule 6 months ago

Coming for a warriors' jersey is a being patriotic not money.

Bright 6 months ago

Iwewe wakanzi shanda usingawane mari yakakwana unoshanda ne mazvo hre dai muchimbotarisa ma match aanotamba even nekuteerera ma comenteter pavanotaura paye kwte ktaura zvsna basa

stone boy 6 months ago

Shame mfana 😭😭


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Temas 6 months ago

Nakamba is good hake must recover soon .ngaapinde hake mkomana


Senior 6 months ago

Ngaaite hwa Khama Billiat, otherwise unovhiringirwa career uchipiwama RTGS.


Jr Franco 6 months ago

One of the overrated players like our own Maguire


Skhumba 6 months ago

Shame sorry my man, get well soon and fight for 1st eleven



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