Maxwell Mironga, the CAPS United chief executive officer told VOP that the players were now back with the Green Machine to start preparations for the CAF Confederation after failing to make the grade at the clubs across the Limpopo.
Mushekwi, Mwanjali and Rusike who are reigning Soccer Star of the Year finalists went for trials with Mamelodi Sundowns late last year while Mtizwa returned last week from trials with Supersport.
“We have not heard anything from the clubs and all the players are currently in camp in preparation for the CAF Confederation Cup. The players are likely to go back to try thier luck in the second transfer window in July,” Mirongas said.
Zimbabwean players have been trying without luck to join the South African Premiership. However the league is no longer keen on local players as in the past most Zimbabwean players made South Africa a training ground before moving later to Europe. Three players were signed from Zimbabwe last year.. Kaizer Chiefs swooped on Dynamos’ Thomas Sweswe and Gunners Zhaimu Jambo. The club also signed Knowledge Musona from Black Aces Academy.
The CAPS United quarter of Mushekwi, Rusike, Mtizwa and Mwanjali were largely expected to make an impression in the South Africa but alas the clubs had other ideas.
Meanwhile in another development, CAPS United have signed four top players in a bid to make an impression in the Confederation Cup this year. The Green Machine signed Dynamos striker Audience Rundofa and Lengthens Ronald Sengu.
The Twine Phiri owned side also signed Courage Denias from Eagle and Edmore Chapfungamoyo from Kiglon Bird.