After winning the Cosafa tournament last December in Port Elizabeth, Mozambique U-20 team started its preparation this week for the Total U-10 Africa Cup of Nations, Mauritania 2021.
COSAFA U-20 title was Mozambique’s first international one, paving the way for their first ever U-20 AFCON appearance,
Mozambique coach Dário Monteiro called 35 players, including five new faces who did not take part in the COSAFA tournament, four of whom playing in Portugal and one in Spain.
Monteiro said that it is important to win the first AFCON game and then to think about the others.
The team will carry out a camp in Songo, Nampula and Maputo
Goalkeepers: Horacio Tivane (Costa do Sol), Raimundo Duarte (Sporting, Portugal), Kmiss Zavala, Teixeira Nhanombe (Black Bulls Association).
Defenders: Alberto Alface (ABB), René Tembe (ABB), Aylton Martins (ABB), Dias Fumo (ABB), Cleyd Petrosse (ABB), Belarmino Manhice (Maxaquene), Gabriel Pinto (Sertanense, Portugal), Fernando Nacorro (Costa do Sol).
Midfielders: Eduardo Andrassone (Ferroviário da Beira), Cardoso Novela (Ferroviário de Maputo), Carlitos Munguno (Desportivo de Maputo), Jose Zavala (ABB), Décio Augusto (ABB), Celton Jamisse (ABB), Jossias Dlhakama (LD Maputo), Valdemiro Paulino (ABB), Gianluca Lorenzoni (Varzim, Portugal) Keyns Sully (Costa do Sol), Osama Eduardo (Costa do Sol), Jalil Laimo (Benfica Escola de Maputo), Dálio Magaia (Ferroviario de Maputo)
Forwards: Geny (Sporting Clube, Portugal), Muhammad Zidane Sidat (Real Sport, Portugal), Pablo Bechardas (Nacional da Madeira, Porugal), Djuwa Manave (Valencia de Espanha), Miguel Muchanga (ABB), Simon Cipriano (ABB).