CAPS seek to bounce back

HARARE - CAPS United will be seeking to redeem themselves when they face relegation threatened Black Rhinos in a Castle Premiership match at the National Sports Stadium Wednesday.

The Green Machine crashed out of the Mbada Diamonds Cup at the semi-finals stage at the weekend, going down 4-2 on penalties to How Mine, so they will be looking to make amends for that failure.

Taurai Mangwiro’s charges still have faint hopes of winning the league title. They are on 45 points, four behind log leaders Dynamos.

With three matches left before the season ends, Mangwiro has emphasised the need to will all their remaining matches.

“We might have lost in the Mbada semi-finals, but I have told the players that we should not to despair because mathematically we still have a chance of winning the championship,” Mangwiro told the Daily News.

“We will be aiming for a win but that does not mean we should take them (Rhinos) lightly. We are not going to be complacent in this match at all.”

Mangwiro says Makepekepe have already achieved something this season but staying within shouting distance of the top sides.

“For this season we have surpassed our targets, we have brought stability to the club and overall our boys performed well,” said Mangwiro.

The Green Machine will be missing the services of defender Arnold Chivheya who is injured, and forward David Rediyoni, who is out due to a family bereavement.

“For this season we have surpassed our targets, we have brought stability to the club and overall our boys performed well,” said Mangwiro.

Makepekepe will however face stiff competition from the soldiers, who will be looking to easy their relegation worries.

Although Rhinos’ form improved since they adopted Rimuka Stadium as their home ground, the army side is still in the relegation zone with 31 points.

Comments (3)

GO BHORA KEPE KEPE..... CARRY ON THE GOOD WORK. MAINTAIN A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE AND DECLARE GOOD ALL THE TIME AND YOU WILL SAIL THROUGH.. MUSAITE ZVEMUSHONGA,NAMATAI KUNA ISHE JESU VANONZWA KWETE KUBATA BATA... BROTHER HARDLIFE SIMBISAI VAMWE

kepekepe - 13 November 2013

Were those targets realistic mr Mangwiro? I tend not to understand what sort of targets were set by Caps United .I thought meaningful targets would be to win the major cups and to win the premiership full stop. I thought Kepe Kepe is ranked as one of the giants in Zimbabwean football. They are not a newly promoted outfit. The only problem is that this once mighty club is being run like a tuck shop .Where is the seriousness if players have to resort to industrial action to be paid their salaries and winning bonuses? Before the start of the season players like Menard Mupera wanted to join Caps but they said he is old and I wondered if giving him a one year contract was not the best thing to do. There is Eric Chipeta playing for Hwange but Caps will never make an effort to sign him. The defence is in a mess, the midfield is not good enough and one wonders if this club is serious at all. Come early next year you will hear lots of promises of signing new quality players. Twine please be serious. Your supporters are now tired of hoping after hope. We need results please.

SHAVA - 13 November 2013

Caps, you have been an embarrassment for us. How much we were behind you, only to disappoint us. For this year its over, and i know Rhinos will beat us. Lets prepare for next year guys. we behind you

nduku - 13 November 2013

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