Zimbabwe: Mangwiro Hunts for Tavarwisa, Shumba Replacements


Sports Reporter

TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro has started the hunt for suitable candidates to replace striker Allen Tavarwisa and goalkeeper Talbert Shumba who have left the Premiership football club.

Both players have been with the Lowveld side on loan from Air Force of Zimbabwe side Chapungu United.

Tavarwisa has been part of Mangwiro’s side for the past season but his loan spell runs out at the end of this month.

He will be joining the Central Region Division One outfit Chapungu United.

Shumba, on the other hand, has left to join Zambian giants Nkana.

The Warriors goalkeeper was set to play for Triangle for the forfeited 2020 season and return to Chapungu at the end of this month.

But, he has left before he could even kick a ball in the colours of the sugar producing outfit after Covid-19 washed away the 2020 season.

Mangwiro said it was unfortunate the 2020 season had to be cancelled due to the pandemic but reckons he is already looking into the future without the duo.

“We have started training as a group after a lengthy period without training as a team,” said Mangwiro.

“As football people, what we always wish for is to have football being played everywhere, so I am happy.

“But, I no longer have a full complement of the squad I had before we went for the long Covid-19 break.

“Allen (Tavarwisa) has been on loan from Chapungu up to December 31 this year so he is returning to his parent club.

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