FC Platinum Announce Partnership Agreement With Real Betis

Zimbabwe’s pre-COVID-19 Premier Soccer League champions FC Platinum have announced a partnership agreement with Spanish club Real Betis. According to a statement released by the club on Friday evening, the areas of collaboration between Pure Platinum Play and the Andalusian-based club include strategic planning, the business of football, digital transformation, and innovation as well as rationalising football beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement read: FC Platinum is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Real Betis Balompié, making FC Platinum an official Associate Partner of Real Betis. Established in 1995,…

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Sportscaster, Medical Doctor Call For Resumption Of Football

The government’s decision to suspend all sporting activities under stricter lockdown measures has been condemned as being knee-jerk and ill-advised. Health and Child Care Minister Vice President Costantino Chiwenga Saturday announced a ban on all public gatherings with effect from 14 June 2021 in a move meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus. He said: All public gatherings, churches, music shows and sports have been banned, except for funerals with only 30 people allowed to attend. The following day, Sunday, the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) advised all national…

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Caps United, Dynamos Cancel Each Other In Entertaining Harare Derby

Dynamos and Caps United shared the spoils in an entertaining Chibuku Super Cup Group 1 match played at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. DeMbare and Makepekepe drew 1-1 which means they remain top of their group on 8 points, although the former have a superior goal difference. Plenty was at stake before the clash, which had the ingredients of a thriller, as the two sides came into it on the back of victories in their previous encounters. Caps United overcame Herentals 2-1 on Wednesday while Dynamos beat ZPC Kariba…

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Dynamos, Caps United Meet In Top Of The Table Clash

Harare football giants Dynamos and Caps United meet in a top of the table clash in Group 1 of the Chibuku Super Cup tournament this Sunday. The match kicks off at 3 PM CAT at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. Dynamos and Caps United are both tied on seven points although the former are at the top due to a superior goal difference. The winner will move clear at the top of Group 1 and with a realistic chance of progressing to the quarterfinals of the tournament DeMbare welcome…

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Yadah hold fancied CAPS

CAPS United    2 Yadah                2 Yadah Stars insist they are in the Premiership to stay despite shaky pre-season preparations which sparked speculation they were about to fold. The Miracle Boys underlined their intentions of being part of the top-flight this year when they held  fancied CAPS United in a Chibuku Super Cup Group One match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. A cloud of uncertainty had hung over Yadah amid rumours their benefactor, Prophetic Healing Deliverance (PHD) founder Walter Magaya, was about to dump the football franchise. In yesterday’s encounter,…

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PSL Clubs welcome sponsorship package

PREMIER Soccer league clubs have welcomed the three year sponsorship deal which will see more than a million United States dollars being availed each year.The Premier Soccer league’s 3.3 million United States dollar sponsorship package for the next three seasons has been welcomed as the right tonic ahead of the resumption of domestic football next week.“We are pleased with this sponsorship especially coming from a difficult time now we can have the confidence we need to more things a gear up,” said Isaiah Mupfurutsa, Dynamos Chairperson.“This sponsorship shows that sponsors…

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2021 Chibuku Super Cup Draw Done

Premier Soccer League (PSL) action is set to resume on 22 May with the awaited knockout competition now announced as the Chibuku Super Cup. The Chibuku Super Cup draw was conducted on Thursday and it will act as a curtain-raiser to the 2021 regular season. The eighteen teams have been drawn into four groups depending on their location with the top two proceeding to the quarterfinals. The matches will be played at four venues – National Sports Stadium in Harare, Barbourfields in Bulawayo, Mandava in Zvishavane and Sakubva in Mutare.…

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DeMbare, Caps on collision course

PREMIER Soccer League (PSL) giants Dynamos are on collision course with city rivals Caps United over striker Newman Sianchali. Sianchali switched from Caps to Dynamos following the expiry of his contract in December last year. He was part of the Green Machine side that lost to FC Platinum in an intriguing conclusion to the league title race in 2019. With PSL governors resolving at an annual general meeting last month on a roll over of contracts following the suspension of domestic football due to COVID-19-induced lockdowns last year, Caps are…

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Rare Uhuru Cup promises fireworks

EVERY time Dynamos and Highlanders clash, the match is always an explosive affair, and it seems the President’s Uhuru Cup this afternoon would not be any different despite the coronavirus having a huge say. The local game has been on a year-long hiatus owing to the pandemic, which has impacted on the strength and conditioning of players. However, both Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya and his Highlanders counterpart Mandla “Lulu’’ Mpofu have been in the game long enough — as players and coaches — to know what is always at stake…

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