By Don Makanyanga
Harare, September 16, 2016 – THE Castle Lager premier soccer league will this weekend take a break to pave way for the 16 team Chibuku Super Cup first round matches in which Dynamos will try to put behind their nightmarish loss to arch rivals Highlanders last week for the new assignment.
The Harare giants take on another Bulawayo side, How Mine at Rufaro stadium hoping for a silverware after having virtually surrendered their chase for the premiership this season.
Chibuku Super Cup defending champions, Harare City could be looking forward to an easy victory against premiership whipping boys Border Strikers.
But they will trot on to the field of play knowing the Beitbridge side has the temerity to beat big sides, the most memorable being their famous victory against Dynamos.
Other fixtures will see Highlanders seek revenge against premiership debutants Mutare City at Barbourfields, high riding Caps United take on Tsholotsho at the National Sports Stadium while Sunday Chidzambwa’s ZPC Kariba entertain Bulawayo City at Nyamhunga Stadium.
Sugar producers, Triangle will be hoping for a sweet victory against Chicken In at Gibbo while Baobab Stadium will see a battle of the miners between hosts Ngezi Platinum and Hwange FC.
At Mandava, premiership log leaders Platinum FC take on Chapungu to complete the fixtures for the weekend.
In boxing, Charles Manyuchi’s World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight silver title voluntary defence fight against Frenchman Damien Martin set for October 14 at the Harare International Conference (HICC) hangs after indications that the venue will not be available as it set to host the international acclaimed music group Morgan Heritage.
In other news, Zimbabwe’s representative in ongoing International Tennis Federation Benjamin Lock stormed into the semi-finals last night and has now sets his on the inaugural tourney.
On the international scene, English football followers will this Friday night be treated to a mouth watering tie between two English giants Chelsea hosts Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.