Dick in for Zimbabwe, but Mpofu is forced to pull out

January 18, 2006
CAIRO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe have called up defender Herbert Dick to replace the injured Dumisani Mpofu in their 23-man squad for the African Nations Cup finals, team officials said on Wednesday.

Mpofu, who played at the last Nations Cup finals in Tunisia, suffered a twisted knee in a friendly match in Morocco on Saturday and will not recover in time.

The 26-year-old Dick comes from the Bulawayo club AmaZulu.

He is expected to join up with the team later ...

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