|Uche ready for another dance with Warriors|
|Saturday, 16 June 2012 22:33|
Warriors’ stylish midfielder Archford “Uche” Gutu, who plies his trade in Sweden for Kalmar FF, believes both him and his colleagues will finally come right today.
Gutu is likely to be re-called on the right side of midfield after he was benched in last week’s goal-less draw in Maputo and could redeem himself in front of the adoring fans who have always had faith in his abilities.
passes and, best of all, his pinpoint accurate set-pieces.
At 19, the youngest player drafted into the Warriors squad by Rahman Gumbo alongside veteran Tinashe Nengomasha, Willard Katsande, Ovidy Karuru, Khama Billiart and Denver Mukamba, among other midfielders, it was Gutu who started against Guinea in the opening match of the Warriors winter fiesta.
His burning ambition is to atone for that disappointment afternoon by helping his country reach the final qualifying phase of the 2013 AFCON finals.
Gutu is pitted against Khama Billiart for the right attacking midfield slot after both were dropped for being ineffective in the Guinea match.
“Our league season is currently under way and it concludes in November. When I left Sweden to join the national team, we were on position 12,” said Gutu.
who will this year feature in the continental Europa League.
The former Sprouting and Dynamos midfield genius expressed his delight at getting regular playing time at Kalmar FF, despite the Swedish league being physical, tactical and fast paced.
Gutu is looking at extending his horizons once his contract runs out in 2015 as he believes that Sweden is only a stepping stone in his professional career.
The former Dynamos midfielder will be playing in the 2012-2013 Europa Cup with his club Kalmar FF after finishing runners-up in last year’s edition of Sweden’s premier knock-out tournament, the Svenska Cup.