Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions FC Platinum have announced a 23-man strong squad for the CAF Champions League return leg in Tanzania against Simba SC.
Pure Platinum Play have a slender 1-0 lead going into the match that will be played on 6 January 2021.
Here is the FC Platinum travelling squad:
Rahman Kutsanzira, Rainsome Pavari, Petros Mhari, Nomore Chinyerere, Perfect Chikwende, Donald N. Dzvinyai, Kelvin W. Madzongwe, Raphael Muduviwa, Tawana A. Chikore, Future Sibanda, Denzel Khumalo, William Stima, Gift Bello, Francis T. Tizayi, Elie K. Ilunga, Gift Mbweti, Elias M. Maguri, Silas D. Songani, Evidence Tendayi, Kelvin Mangiza, Lawrence Mhlanga, Ralph M. Kawondera, Panashe Mutimbanyoka.
Meanwhile, FC Platinum official Chido Chizondo will not travel with the team to Tanzania after she tested positive for COVID-19. Chizondo, who is the club’s media officer announced the news on her Facebook account saying:
…I was ready and geared up for 2021 this morning, ready to face the battle with my football family and, boom, I test positive for COVID-19.
I have gone into isolation, but my heart is with my family (FC Platinum) as they take on this challenge.
The Zvishavane-based club is expected to leave the country this weekend and will play Simba SC on Wednesday at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam.