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Gorowa rings changes for Bafana clash

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WARRIORS coach Ian Gorowa shifts his attention to the South Africa international friendly match on Tuesday night after the disappointment of a home draw against Mozambique on Sunday.
The international friendly against Bafana Bafana takes place at the Orlando Stadium at 8.30PM Zimbabwe time.
And this time around, Gorowa has included eight South African-based players in his side who joined camp with the locally-based players in Johannesburg on Monday.
The entire team then had a training session at the match venue at 6PM. Knowledge Musona, Carlington Nyadombo, Cuthbert Malajila, Willard Katsande (who played against Mozambique), Onisimor Bhasera, Khama Billiat, Kingstone Nkhatha, Denver Mukamba and goalkeeper Washington Arubi are all in camp, while Rodreck Mutuma was overlooked.
From the locals that did duty against Mozambique, Gorowa dropped goalkeepers Tafadzwa Dube, George Chigova, Kuda Mahachi and the FC Platinum trio of Charles Sibanda, Donald Ngoma and Nelson Maziwisa.
Partson Jaure, captain Masimba Mambare, Oscar Machapa, Erick Chipeta, Peter Moyo, Danny Phiri, Hardlife Zvirekwi, Silas Songani, Felix Chindungwe and goalkeeper Munyaradzi Diya made the trip.
The Warriors are yet to lose away from home since Gorowa took over after they thumped Mauritius 3-0 in the first leg, first round of the CHAN qualifiers and beat Zambia 1-0 to qualify for next year’s finals.
At home, Zimbabwe have managed three draws against Mauritius and Mozambique (1-1) and 0-0 against Zambia.
From the South Africa camp, Lerato Chabangu withdrew from the team on Monday for personal reasons while the Bafana camp has also been hit by coach Gordon Igesund’s accusations against striker Thulani Serero.
Serero, who plays for Ajax Amsterdam in Holland, withdrew from camp due to injury, but the coach maintains he faked the injury and had been cleared to play in the final World Cup qualifier against Botswana last Saturday.
There have also been questions on Igesund’s future with reports saying Zambian mentor Herve Renard has been earmarked as a replacement, a claim that SAFA vehemently denied.
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Munyaradzi Diya, Washington Arubi, Onismor Bhasera, Hardlife Zvirekwi, Eric Chipeta, Patson Jaure, Danny Phiri, Masimba Keen Mambare, Denver Mukamba, Khama Billiat, Cuthbert Malajila, Eusebio Manuwere, Felix Chindungwe, Carlington Nyadombo, Peter Moyo, Oscar Machapa, Knowledge Musona, Kingston NkhathaAdvertisement