WHAWHA are confident of running away with city bragging rights when they host Chapungu in a Gweru derby in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Ascot Stadium on Sunday.
AT the weekend I suffered the agony of watching my favourite local football team, Highlanders, suffer a narrow 1-2 derby defeat at the hands of Chicken Inn at Barbourfields Stadium and while deep in my pain at Highlanders’ fourth defeat of the season I remembered what coach Bongani Mafu allegedly said some two or so months ago, following another defeat.
AFTER Match Day Nine of the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League, things are not looking any good for the newcomers promoted from Division One as they wallow at the bottom of the log standings.
SAVIOUR . . . Highlanders striker Gabriel Nyoni roars in joy after salvaging a point for Bosso in a PSL match against Harare City at Babourfields Stadium yesterday.
HIGHLANDERS coach Bongani Mafu says the jeers by supporters after their 1-0 loss to Caps United on Sunday were a way of expressing themselves as they were not violent despite their second worst run in seven opening matches since 2010.
Embattled Highlanders coach Bongani Mafu is back in the spotlight as CAPS United come to town in the headline fixture of a bumper Castle Lager Premiership programme on Sunday.
CASH-STRAPPED Highlanders have raised gate charges for their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against Caps United at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday in a bid to increase revenue.
That is the Chicken Inn story in the first six games of the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League that has buoyed them to the top of the log standings after Triangle lost their first game to Flame Lily while champions Dynamos were held to a goalless draw by Harare City.
HIGHLANDERS head coach Bongani Mafu yesterday said he will not be responding to questions emanating from unidentified sources as he is “not a pub coach”.
HIGHLANDERS play Chapungu this Sunday at Barbourfields Stadium in a friendly match with the team’s officials saying no complimentary tickets will be given as everyone has to pay.