17 December 2017
   
Man calls Mnangagwa a murderer, arrested
Millers blast Innscor as price of bread up 10pct
Rename Mugabe road after ED: MDC-T Cllr
Op Restore Legacy: Soldier robs investor
Christmas in jail for Mnangagwa assassin
Mother sells only child to sex predator
8 yrs jail for finger inside girl’s privates
Free education for the poor, declares Zuma
MORE NEWS
Indigenisation: IMF welcomes changes
Vic Falls Bridge toll fees introduced
MORE BUSINESS
Divisive South African film eyes Oscars
Zimbabwe totes obsessed with Zodwa
MORE SHOWBIZ
Kwese to take over PSL media rights?
Jose Mourinho faces Ibrahimovic dilemma
MORE SPORTS
Change must follow Mugabe’s fall
Coup: why the China role theory is hollow
MORE OPINION
 
Of human worship in politics & religion
Chivayo and the groupie effect
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
UK-based Darikwa and Galloway out of Warriors game against Swaziland
20/03/2016 00:00:00
by Sports Reporter
 
Not available ... Tendayi Darikwa
 
RELATED STORIES
Chiyangwa, Wicknel fail to pay Pasuwa
UK-based Darikwa praises Warriors
Pictures: Warriors crush Swaziland
Warriors travel to Swaziland by road
Chiyangwa meets Warrirors, warns them
Cautious Pasuwa wary of Swaziland
Katsande rallies Warriors for Swazi tie
UK-based Darikwa, Galloway due: Mussa
Pasuwa sweats over UK's Galloway, Darikwa

WARRIORS team manager Shariff Mussa has confirmed that the England based trio of Brendan Galloway, Tendayi Darikwa and Maccaulley Bonne have been ruled out of the back to back 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Swaziland on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Galloway who turns out for Everton has already been named in the England Under 21 to face Switzerland in the European championship qualifier on Saturday.

Mussa said in a statement: “Please note that 27 players have been called into camp and, unfortunately, Brendon Galloway and Tendayi Darikwa are unable to participate in these back-to-back clashes.

“Galloway has already been selected for the England U21 but, should he decide otherwise and opt to play for our senior team in future, the door is still open for him.

“Tendai Darikwa was very keen to play for Zimbabwe but, at the moment, he has some pressing family issues to attend, hence he will not be available for the clashes against
Swaziland.

“Macauley Bonne has been released by his team and is willing to participate but, unfortunately, he has some personal issues to solve. Hopefully, he will finish in time and join the training camp.

“However, he has communicated to be excused at the moment to finalise his issues. We will advise the public about his availability during the course of the week.”

The Warriors are expected to get into camp on Monday evening to start preparations for the encounter.

Some of the European-based players named in the squad include Czech Republic-based Costa Nhamoinesu, Netherlands based Marvellous Nakamba, China based Nyasha Mushekwi and Knowledge Musona who plays his club football in Belgium turning out for KV Oostende.

The rest of the players are however based in South Africa, including skipper Willard Katsande.

The Warriors, who are tied on four points with their opponents Swaziland in Group L after two games in the campaign, travel to Swaziland first for the showdown on Friday before hosting their opponents in Harare three days later on Easter Monday.

Zimbabwe defeated the Flames of Malawi 2-1 in the first game before drawing 1-1 at home against Guinea. Swaziland shocked Guinea 2-1 away from home before drawing 2-2 against Malawi.

Guinea and Malawi are third and fourth in the group with a point each.



Advertisement

Zimbabwe now needs to win both matches to enhance their chances of qualifying for the biennial soccer show case to be staged in Gabon.


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker