Warriors striker Prince Dube has returned to training at his Tanzanian side Azam, the club announced on Tuesday.

Dube had been on the sidelines for several months due to injury and missed key 2022 World Cup qualifiers for the Warriors but he is now ready to play football. Azam announced the development via posts on their social media channels. The club said:

Our striker, Prince Dube, has started light training and is ready to return to the field for competitive matches.

Welcome back stronger Smiling Assassin.

Dube missed his team’s six opening games after undergoing surgery.

He had the operation in Cape Town in September to treat a sports hernia injury.

According to Soccer24, Dube was initially scheduled to return in late October but the medical issue got complicated and was given more time to recover.

He is now expected to make his long-awaited return to the pitch when Azam host Mtibwa Sugar on Tuesday next week.