Leicester City, Celtic youngsters get Zimbabwe national team call up

Leicester City youngster Admiral Muskwe has received a call-up to the Zimbabwe national team for two friendlies against Lesotho  and Naimibia next month.

Admiral Muskwe

The 19 year-old has been making waves at the 2015/16 Premier League champions representing them in the PL2. He has netted two goals in 7 appearances.

Also called up is Scottish giants Celtic midfield Kundai Benyu, Nottingham Forest defender Tendai Darikwa, Lleyton Orient’s Macauley Bonne in  a team brimming with international and local talent.

Zifa technical director Wilson Mutekede is the acting head coach and is assisted by Caps United gaffer Lloyd Chitembwe.


  1. Edmore Sibanda (Caps United)
  2. George Chigova (Polokwane City)


  1. Dennis Dauda (Yadah Stars)
  2. Tendai Darikwa (Nottingham Forest)
  3. Qadr Amini (Ngezi Platinum)
  4. Jameson Mukombwe (Black Rhinos)
  5. Kelvin Moyo (F.C Platinum)
  6. Peter Muduwa (Highlanders)


  1. Kundai Benyu (Celtic)
  2. Kudakwashe Mahachi (Golden Arrows)
  3. Marvelous Nakamba (Club Brugge)
  4. Ali Sadiki  (F.C Platinum)
  5. Liberty Chakoroma (Ngezi Platinum)
  6. Devon Chafa (Caps United)
  7. Leeroy Mavunga (Yadah Stars)
  8. Ishmael Wadi (Bulawayo City)


17. Evans Rusike (Maritzburg United)

18.Knowledge Musona ( KV Oostende)

19.Admiral Muskwe (Leicester)

20.Macauley Bonne (Leyton Orient)

21.Tinotenda Kadewere (Djurgardens)

22.Tendai Ndoro (AL Faisaly F.C)


Technical Team

Wilson Mutekede ( Head Coach)

Llyod Chitembwe (Assistant Coach)

Tembo Chuma ( Goalkeepers  Coach)

Hillary Tshuma (Team Doctor)

Admire Nyamadzawo (Physiotherapist)

Wellington Mpandare ( Team Manager)

Camp starts on the 6th of November 2017. The friendly matches are slated for Maseru and Windhoek respectively.