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FAZ ZSD golden boot chaser Mavugo in Burundi 2019 AFCON team

Sports FAZ ZSD golden boot chaser Mavugo in Burundi 2019 AFCON team

FAZ Super Division top scorer and Napsa Stars striker Laudit Mavugo is part of Burundi’s provisional 28-member 2019 AFCON squad.

Mavugo,who has scored 10 goals this season for Napsa,is one of three call-ups from the FAZ Super Division for Burundi’s AFCON debut at the tournament Egypt will host from June 21 to July 15.

The others are Lusaka Dynamos goalkeeper McArthur Arakaza and Zesco United midfielder Enock Sabumukama.

But Zesco second choice and Burundi Under-23 goalkeeper Dieudonne Ntibahezwa, like his club mate and Kenyan striker Jesse Were, will follow AFCON proceedings from their Ndola base.

The trio brings to ten players so far confirmed from the FAZ Super Division summoned for pre-AFCON selection by their respective national teams.

But Namibia,who also enjoy a sizable representation in the FAZ Super Division, have yet to confirm their provisional AFCON team, although they will be taking their home-based side for this months 2019 COSAFA Cup in South Africa.

Meanwhile, Zanaco midfielder Tafadzwa Rusike including defenders Jimmy Zingai of Power Dynamos and Dennis Dauda from Lusaka Dynamos are in the provisional Zimbabwe team.

Kenya, who return to the AFCON for the first time since 2004, have defender David Owino and midfielder Anthony Akumu from Zesco including Nkana central defenderMusa Mohammed.

And Nkana defender Hassan Khamis is in Emmanuel Ammunike’s provisional 39-member team for Tanzania’s first return to the AFCON since 1980.

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  1. This is great stories we miss.
    Zambian league is taking over from South Africa as soccer club powerhouse.
    If PF government had a minister of Sports he could have taken advantage of this development.

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