Kapini awaits papers

Former Zimbabwe Warriors skipper, Tapuwa Kapini, is awaiting South African citizenship papers that will see Absa Premiership side Amazulu register him as a non-foreigner this season.

Tapuwa Kapini
Tapuwa Kapini

The former Highlanders skipper, 29, who also captains the Durban-based side, said he had applied for South African citizenship ahead of the lapse of the window period at the end of this month.

The former national team captain has spent the last seven years in South Africa, having joined the then-Silver Stars after the 2006 African Nations Cup. The same year, together with compatriots Joel Luphahla and Bekithemba Ndlovu, he helped the team win the Telkom Knockout, albeit playing a cameo role.

His outstanding performances at Stars, whom he also captained, earned him a R1 million move to Amazulu ahead of last season.

The Harare-born goal-minder’s abilities and leadership skills immediately earned him the captain’s armband. He watched from the stand when Amazulu beat Orlando Pirates 1-0 away from home in their first league game of this season, while new boy Aubrey Mathibe kept a clean sheet. A number of Zimbabweans plying their trade in the local league are registered as locals, among them

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