(Last Updated on January 7, 2021 by GERALD NCUBE)
HARARE – The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) says the Warriors have been given the green light to participate in the upcoming African Nations Championship(Chan) to be hosted in Cameroon starting from the 16th of January 2021.
ZIFA released a statement informing that their application to have the Zimbabwe Men’s Football team travel to Cameron has been approved by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) following the suspension of all sporting activities by the government in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Adding that the team was still in camp with all those who tested positive for the virus also still in isolation awaiting other tests before they leave for the tournament.
“Zifa advises the nation that our application to proceed with participation at the Chan tournament has been approved by the SRC. This follows the government’s recent suspension of all sporting activities in a national effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
“The team is still in camp, self-isolating, after recording 15 positive tests for Covid-19. Players and officials who tested positive on December 28, 2020, will be tested again on January 10. We wish all those who tested positive a swift recovery,” read the statement.
The delegation is expected to depart for Cameron on 13 January 2021