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Zimbabwe Suffers Another Setback Ahead Of AFCON Finals

Zimbabwe Suffers Another Setback Ahead Of AFCON Finals

Zimbabwe has suffered another setback ahead of the Arica Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals scheduled to start on the 9th of this month after Kuda Mahachi left the pitch injured in a friendly match against Sudan this Sunday.

Petros Mhari was also substituted after showing discomfort after landing awkwardly in the same match.

The match ended goallessly. Said the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) in an update on the preparatory match:

The second half has just resumed and its still 0-0 Kuda Mahachi left the pitch injured in the first half and he was replaced by Onismor Bhasera Talbert Shumba has come in for Petros Mhari who also showed discomfort after landing awkwardly.

Asked on the state of the injured players, ZIFA said it “will have more after speaking to the team physician.”

Today’s First XI was comprised of:

  • Petros Mhari (gk)
  • Takudzwa Chimwemwe
  • Bruce Kangwa
  • Teenage Hadebe
  • Gerald Takwara
  • Kelvin Madzongwe
  • Kundai Benyu
  • Never Tigere
  • Kudakwashe Mahachi
  • Ishmael Wadi
  • Prince Dube

Out of the 23 players who made it into the final squad, 18 players are in camp while the remaining 5 are expected tomorrow (Monday).

Zimbabwe is already without some of its key players including Khama Billiat, Tendayi Darikwa, Marshal Munetsi, Marvelous Nkamba and Brendan Galloway who are out over various reasons.

More: Pindula News

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DC 6 months ago

Goalless draw honai ooh zvatotanga

Bright 6 months ago

Ini hangu bp kbatwa nayo Maya ndichiri mwana mudiki

Shadows 6 months ago

Hamuzive bhora. You don't always support a winning team. After all you are a zimba.

NeMuziq 6 months ago


Advocate Mhandu 6 months ago

Support warriors at your on risk. Handini BP ini

Mrs soko 6 months ago

Matanga ka

Nimrod mandishona 6 months ago

Ummm zvakaoma dai akasaita ma serious injuries

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