HAMBURGER SV Under-19 captain, Jonah Fabisch, has been ruled out of Zimbabwe’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Botswana and Zambia next month after he declined the call up.
Fabisch is part of a generation of players raised in Europe, with Zimbabwean roots, who have been included in coach Joey Antipas’ 32-member squad.
He is the son of the late former Warriors coach, Reinhard, and qualifies to play for Zimbabwe through his mother, Chawada Kachidza-Fabisch.
He also has a Zimbabwean passport.
In a letter to ZIFA, his mother said although her son was keen to play for Zimbabwe, but that he has commitments with his club in the weeks the Warriors are scheduled to take on Botswana and
Eight years ago, his mother, Chawada, the daughter of a Mutoko businessman, revealed that Jonah will consider playing for the Warriors if he fails to break into the German national teams. “Jonah is in so many ways like his father,” Chawada said.