Zimbabwe Warriors forward Admiral Muskwe could play premier league football next season after his side Luton Town beat Reading 1-0 on the last day of league games to secure a spot in the championship playoffs.
With Millwall and Middlesborugh losing their final matches to Bournemouth and Preston North End respectively, Muskwe’s side ensured their qualification with a victory over Reading to finish in the top six with 75 points from 46 games level with Sheffield United who are also qualified for the playoffs.
Luton Town will now play Huddersfield and Forest vs Sheffield United in a two-legged semi-final ties taking place from 13-17 May. The final will take place at Wembley on Sunday 29 May.
The Zimbabwean who was introduced in the second half of Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Reading, has had a difficult start featuring in 20 league games, seven starts with no goals, but showed huge potential and could be effective in the playoffs and the coming season.
The former Leicester City and England juniors player stand to become the second Zimbabwean to qualify for premier league football next season after Jordan Zemura’s Bournemouth who finished second with 88 points, two points behind log leaders Fulham in the Skybet Championship League.