Zimbabwe have released names of the starting 11 ahead of their opener against Egypt Pharaos. There were no surprises as Sunday Chidzambga opted for a steady backline supported by a combative midifield and a lethal strikeforce.

Egypt is expected to include Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and a host of UK based players namely..Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, West Brom defender Ahmed Hegazi and Aston Villa defender Ahmed Elmohamady, who captains the side.

Below is Zimbabwe’s starting lineup:

Edmore Sibanda (GK)

Tendayi Darikwa

Divine Lunga

Alec Mudimu

Teenage Hadebe

Marshall Munetsi

Marvelous Nakamba

Ovidy Karuru

Knowledge Musona (C)

Khama Billiat

Nyasha Mushekwi

Egypt Squad..coming soon