Zimbabwe Star Hadebe Helps Houston Dynamo Win 2023 US Open Cup Final

Warriors of Zimbabwe defender Teenage Hadebe was in action for Houston Dynamo who defeated Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami to win the final of the 2023 US Open Cup.

Hadebe was introduced in the 91st minute to help see out the game for Houston Dynamo who landed their second US Open Cup title.

Nigerian 21–year-old striker Aliyu Ibrahim was also featured for Houston Dynamo after he came on in the 84th minute.

Inter Miami star player Messi did not feature in the final while Sergio Busquets played for 90 minutes.

Hadebe made his debut for the Zimbabwe national team on 16 November 2014, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–1 loss to Morocco in a friendly.

On 4 January 2017, Hadebe was included in Callisto Pasuwa’s squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, however, Hadebe would not appear during the tournament.

The 28-year-old was named to Zimbabwe’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations squad by head coach Sunday Chidzambwa on 10 June 2019.

He played every minute of Zimbabwe’s three group stage games as they finished bottom in Group A.

On 29 December 2021, Hadebe was included by head coach Norman Mapeza for the Zimbabwe 2021 Africa Cup of Nations squad.

He started the first 2 games of the group stage, but did not appear in the third match with Zimbabwe already eliminated.

He should be in action for Zimbabwe when they host Nigeria’s Super Eagles on match day two of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in November this year.

-Complete Sports-

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