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Ubuntu Cape Town youth product set to join FC Copenhagen

One of Ubuntu Cape Town Youth products Munashe Garan’anga is set to join Denmark giants FC Copenhagen, it has emerged.

The lanky centre-back has been in the books of Belgian top-flight side KV Mechelen since February 2024. Plausibly, the Zimbabwean has been on the rise since being weaned from Ubuntu Cape Town Youth back in 2022.

From Ubuntu, he joined Belarus giants FC Dynamo Brest in February 2022, but his stay was brief. Afterwards, he switched to Moldovan Super League side FC Sheriff, a club he joined in January 2023.

He went on to enjoy a successful stint, including featuring for the team in the UEFA Europa and Conference League games.


One of Ubuntu Cape Town Youth products Munashe Garan'anga is set to join Denmark gaints FC Copenhagen, it has emerged.
Munashe Garan’anga in action for KV Mechelen

As such, his rise has been rapid since leaving South African football circles. According to a Danish publication, Tipsbladet Garan’anga will sign a four-year contract at FC Copenhagen.

The publication further reveals that Garan’anga travelled to Copenhagen this Monday for his medicals.

“Tipsbladet has been in contact with Tim Matthys, who is the technical director of KV Mechelen. He does not want to comment on the negotiations with FC Copenhagen,” reads the publication.

In addition, KV Mechelen are set to pocket approximately R79 million [€ 4 million] for the transfer of Garan’anga.

His contract with the Belgian Pro League was expected to end in June 2027. For Zimbabwe, Garan’anga has earned three caps in the ongoing 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

He featured as a second substitute in the Warriors’ matches, against Nigeria in Rwanda late last year. Garan’anga was part of the team that lost 3-1 to Bafana Bafana last month in the qualifiers.

Notably, he was involved in Bafana Bafana’s goal in the first minute after making a mistake that was pounced on by Iqraam Rayners to hand his country a dream start.

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