By Tafadzwa Chigandiwa
Harare giants, Caps United’s quartet of Phineas Bamusi, Leroy Mavhunga, Ian Nyoni and Valentine Musarurwa are likely set to miss their team’s second game of the Chibuku Super Cup competition after sustain injuries.
The club confirmed the player’s injuries on their official microblogging twitter account Thursday when they gave an update on the team’s training session ahead of the city derby against Harare City.
“We face Harare City in our next match and the boys went through their paces earlier today (Thursday).
“In our casualty ward we have Phenias Bamusi, Leeroy Mavhunga, Valentine Musarurwa and Ian Nyoni,” reads the twit.
A source close to the club, told Sly Media News that the four are doubtful though their inclusion in the squad will be subject to a late Fitness test.
“The players are injured and may miss the game however a late fitness test might be conducted tomorrow (Friday),” said the source.
According to the source, both Mavhunga and Nyoni who are yet to kick the ball this season sustained ankle and muscle injuries respectively.
While Musarurwa who was forced out early against Magaya’s Yadah in the opening match is said to be also nursing an ankle injury and speedy winger, Bamusi is suffering from a muscule injury too.
Makepekepe who under the watchful eye of coach Darlington Dodo, are anticipating to earn their first three points when they face Llyod Chitembwe’s Sun Shine Boys on Sunday at National Sports Stadium (NSS).
The match will kickoff at 3pm and will be broadcasted live on Facebook by Zimpapers Television Network (ZTN).
In addition, the 2016 League Champions also said their boys are motivationally ready to face the city rivarls.
They also revealed that the team will conduct another training session on Friday in preparation of the city derby.
“The boys are ready to face Harare City, there are in high spirits and training will continue tomorrow,” the club added.