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Ndlovu names final COSAFA Championship squad

Bekithemba Ndlovu has selected 20 Young Warriors to play at the 2018 COSAFA Championship in Zambia.

The tournament runs from 2 to 14 December and the Young Warriors are set to leave on 30 November.

The squad is made up of two foreign-based talents, Marvin Sibanda and Munashe Garananga and a host of players from the local premiership.

Zimbabwe are in Group C alongside Lesotho, Botswana and Angola

Group A consists of hosts Zambia, Malawi, DR Congo and Mozambique

Reigning Champions South Africa are in Group B together with Namibia, eSwatini and Mauritius.

Final 20

Goalkeepers

  1. Tinotenda Issah Ali (Yadah Stars)
  2. Frank Kuchineyi (Herentals)

 Defenders

  1. Andrew Kabila Mbeba (Highlanders)
  2. Munashe Peter Garananga (Ubuntu FC)
  3. Emmanuel Jalayi (Aces Academy)
  4. Brandon Mpofu (Ndlovu Inyathela)
  5. Shadreck Panashe Nyahwa (Bulawayo Chiefs)

Midfielders

  1. Devine Philmon Mhindiriri (Bulawayo City)
  2. Takunda Macdonald Mukunga (Harare City)
  3. Tatenda Tumba (Harare City)
  4. Kelvin Ndebele (Caps United)
  5. Tinotenda Ashabel Chiunye (Caps United)
  6. Junior Blessing Nyamuzihwa (ZPC Kariba)
  7. Tatenda Muringani (Dynamos)
  8. Leonard Jani (FC Platinum)
  9. Marvin Sibanda (Taft’s Head Boys Varsity)

 Strikers

  1. Delic Alfornce Murimba (Triangle)
  2. Blessing Tinotenda Sarupinda (Black Rhinos)
  3. Clive Junior Rupiya (Chapungu)
  4. Thabo Lunga (Highlanders)

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