CAPS United faces goalkeeping crisis ahead of Al Ahli Tripoli match

Caps United faces a goalkeeping crisis ahead of the Caf Champions’ League Group B match against Al Ahli Tripoli tomorrow at the National Sports Stadium with first-choice goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda and his deputy Jorum Muchambo nursing ankle injuries. The club has turned to former Gunners goalkeeper Prosper Chigumba.

The club’s vice captain Dennis Dauda is also battling an injury which might rule him out of the match while Leonard Tsipa is also still sidelined by an injury. The club’s captain Hardlife Zvirekwi, who has been battling fatigue-related injuries, is expected to be fit for the match despite earlier indications he was out of the game. Speaking to The Herald, assistant coach Fungai “Tostao’’ Kwashi refused to shed light into the injuries and said that some of the players will recover.

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The Herald reports that CAPS United’s medical team has put in some measures to get big ‘keeper Sibanda on his feet for the game by temporarily managing his pain with relief injections. Al Ahli Tripoli’s strikers, Muaid Ellafi and Anis Saltou, have seven goals between themselves and are among the leading goal-scorers in the Caf Champions League. They have, however, failed to score in the group stages.

More: Chronicle

Dennis DaudaLeonard TsipaJorum Muchambo

Dennis Dauda is a Zimbabwean footballer who was formerly with ZPC Kariba during the 2014 season but signed for Harare City Football Club during the 2015 pre season. He made his entrance into the top flight league with the club during the start of the... Read More About Dennis Dauda

Leonard Tsipa is one of the most prolific strikers to have played for CAPS United Football Club. Playing under Charles Mhlauri, they were part of one of the most successful periods in the history of the club clinching a league double. Read More About Leonard Tsipa

Jorum Muchambo is a Zimbabwean footballer who was born on 27 April 1984 and currently plays as a goalkeeper for Manica Diamonds Football Club in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. He is a former player for Caps United Football Club as a goalkeeper. Read More About Jorum Muchambo

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