Arrows assessing AFCON keeper

Golden Arrows are assessing a goalkeeper who participated at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they weigh up his signing.

Zimbabwe national team goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda, who was with relegated National First Division side Witbank Spurs last season, produced a sterling performance against hosts Egypt in the one game he played in the tournament.

The 32-year-old put in a good performance despite a 1-0 defeat to the hosts on June 21.

Sibanda produced fine saves to deny Mohamed Salah and the likes of Trezeguet before sustaining an injury that forced him out in the second half, an injury that is believed to be standing in the way of Arrows and the player completing a deal.

"Sibanda is not really there for a medical but he just came for an assessment," a source tells

"They are just checking his injury to see if it's okay, if it will heal fast or what. He is at Arrows now, they just wanted to check him out, they are just checking him to see if his injury is going to change you know.

"It's the same injury he got at AFCON, but his knee is okay, just a tight hamstring and stuff so they are just checking his body. He can run, he can jump, he can do everything but now the problem is that he is not fully fit. He only got there yesterday."

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