Warriors Manager Wellington Mpandare has revealed the reason why striker Macauley Bonne was not included in the provisional Warriors squad for the 2019 Afcon Qualifier against Congo Brazzaville in Harare on May 24.
The 23-year-old British-born striker, who plays for Leyton Orient, was expected to make his competitive national team debut this month but will have to wait a bit longer as he requires a Zimbabwean passport to feature for the Congo game.
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Mpandare said that Bonne haad not yet submitted papers with the relevant authorities to start the process of getting a Zimbabwean passport.
Meanwhile, German-born Kelvin Lunga will get his passport when he lands in the country ahead of the match.
The forward who plays for SV Rodinghausen in the 4th tier league in Germany is part of the provisional squad announced on Tuesday.
Macauley Bonne is a Zimbabwean footballer who used to play for United Kingdom's Colchester United Football Club and Charlton Athletic Football Club. Bonne is currently playing for Championship club Ipswich Town FC after joining on a season long loan from Queens Park Rangers on 27... Read More About Macauley Bonne
Wellington Mpandare is a Zimbabwean football administrator and was appointed the General Manager for all national teams on 13 October 2020 on a three-year contract. Together with Eddie Chivero, he is the founding member of Zimbabwe National Soccer Supporters Association. Read More About Wellington Mpandare