THE Warriors started trooping into camp on Sunday night ahead of the international friendly against the Cranes of Uganda in Harare on Tuesday.
By Sports Reporter
The two teams are using the match as part of preparations,for the weekend 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers with Uganda taking on Botswana in Group D while the Warriors host the Flames of Malawi in Group L.
Warriors team manager Shariff Mussa said most of the foreign based Warriors were expected in camp on Monday ahead of Tuesday friendly with the Cranes of Uganda while the home based players were expected to have joined in on Sunday night.
With some of the foreign based players like forwards Nyasha Mushekwi and Khama Billiat having club commitments until Monday night, Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa could excuse the duo for the international friendly as he tries to manage especially Billiat who has had a hectic season in South Africa ahead of the must win 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Flames of Malawi on Sunday.
Billiat has had a stellar season for his South African Premiership side Mamelodi Sundowns and has been nominated for top awards on Monday night.
The Zimbabwean international is expected to scoop big awards when the ABSA Premiership hold their awards ceremony after he was nominated for the Footballer of the Year, Player’s Player of the Year as well as Midfielder of the season.