Former Premier Soccer League Champions, Caps United have increased their efforts to land more experienced players before the start of the season amid revelations that the Harare based side is after How Mine and Warriors versatile player, SportBrief can reveal.
By Sportbrief Reporter
United are reportedly interested in the services of Praise Tonha who can play as a right wing or right back.
Tonha was previously with HowMine before he requested for his clearance, according to How Mine club chairman Paul MacAndrews.
“He is no longer our player. He requested for his clearance and we let him go,” said MacAndrews.
Tonha went through Makepekepe paces and drills on Monday and lasted the whole session with other trialists that included the former Caps, Dynamos and Ngezi Platinum FC forward Washington Pakamisa.
Born in 1995, Praise Tonha started playing for the young Warriors in 2013.
He participated in various international tournaments with the team. He played for Monomotapa Football Club before joining Triangle Football Club.
Tonha has also been called to play for the Zimbabwe National Soccer Team, the under 20 team and the under 23 side on several occasions.
He was contracted to Howmine upto the end of this year would he have stayed at the Bulawayo based club.
It is now up to the technical team of Chitembwe and Matongorero to decide on the final destination of the former Triangle Football Club player.
Mondays training session also witnessed the emergence of the club’s former player Washington Pakamisa and other trialists.
Pakamisa left Caps United almost five years ago for the Dynamos following altercations with the management over outstanding dues.
Before the latest development Pakamisa was with cash rich Ngezi Platinum FC.
Meanwhile the much touted latest signing Leeroy Mavhunga did not attend the training session together with Ishmael Wadi. While Wadi is expected to join his mates on Wednesday, Lunga’s whereabouts are not yet clear.
New signings Dominic Mukandi, Method Mwanjali, Munyaradzi Diya and Chris Mverechena were up to business and in full gear.
United are expected to head to the border town of Mutare this weekend for a week long preseason camp.
They will clach with Dynamos in the ZNA charity semi final on the 18th of next month. The winner will face either Chicken Inn or Highlanders in the final.
The date of the final match will be announced in due course.