BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA
CAPS United winger Phineas Bhamusi is ready to return to action after a lengthy absence due to injuries. Bhamusi, one of the most experienced players in the Caps dressing room, has been plagued by injuries since January.
But the diminutive winger says the long break necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic had made it easier for him to recover without pressure as his peers are also not playing. He described the long break as a blessing in disguise.
“I think this long break has been a blessing to me. It helped me recover without any pressure because recovering at home is difficult while others are playing. When others are playing and you are recovering it is not easy; there is pressure. You have this feeling of I should be part of the team. But at home, it has been easy. I am now doing light training. Hopefully, when the team resumes full training I will be able to join in and play my part,” he said.
The Caps forward added that the side remains a strong and competitive side despite the departure of star forward Ismael Wadi and midfielder Blessing Sarupinda, who joined South African club. Bhamusi believes the departure of the duo should be seen as a window that has been opened for others that have not been playing to showcase themselves.
“It (departure) has in fact opened a window for others. Those that have not been playing will get their chance to prove themselves. The team registered 30 players and are not mourning over that. The team remains strong and competitive to win things,” he said.
Besides Bhamusi, another key player, Valentine Musarurwa and Brendon Mpofu have also
been nursing injuries and are doing light training while adhering to individual training regimes prescribed by coach Darlington Dodo.
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