COVID-19 regulations stop Nyambe from joining Brave Warriors

COVID-19 regulations stop Nyambe from joining Brave Warriors
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Brave Warriors' England-based defender Ryan Nyambe will not make the trip to Namibia to play for the team in the upcoming Afcon qualifying match against Guinea, due to the strict Covid-19 regulations in place in the United Kingdom.
This latest development is contained in a letter Nyambe wrote to the NFA this week.
Ryan Nyambe, who has been capped seven times for the Brave Warriors, is an important player in the Brave Warriors' defense and his absence is likely to be felt.
In his letter to the NFA, Nyambe said his English team Blackburn Rovers - which plays in the Sky Bet Championship - has decided not to release him due to Covid-19 reasons.
Nyambe believes that the team has enough ammunition to do well in the qualifiers without him nonetheless.
The Brave Warriors were initially scheduled to kick off their last two Afcon qualifiers away to Chad on the 24th of this month, but the dissolving of the football federation by the government in that country will make things easier for the Brave Warriors to be given three points on a silver platter.
World football governing body Fifa is yet to pronounce itself on what transpired in Chad going forward.
Brave Warriors coach Bobby Samaria said they have decided to move on and accept the situation of Nyambe.
Nyambe' s team Blackburn Rovers are 14th in the 24-team Sky Bet Championship and have aspirations to return to the English Premier League one day where they made a name for themselves in the past.