Takudzwa Chitsiga — ZIMBABWE Under-20 football team coach Mandla Mpofu will name his final team for this year’s COSAFA Under-20 Championships, to be held in South Africa, this morning.Mpofu will have a practice match against Dynamos at Motor Action for his final preparations.
He named a 35-member training squad which has since been trimmed to 30 and 10 more players will leave camp after today’s announcement.
The team started training on Monday last week and the coach is quiet happy with the progress they have made so far.
The Young Warriors reached the semi-final stage at the last tournament in Lesotho three years ago. Mpofu yesterday told The Herald that he was encouraged by the performance displayed by most of his players.
“I am trying to build a strong team despite the little time we had in camp. We will deal with what we have and see how it will come out.”We are looking forward to travel on Monday and we are now focusing on players who are match fit and have been playing regularly at their respective clubs.
Source : Internet