CAPS parade league trophy

HARARE - Castle Premier Soccer League Champions CAPS United are set to parade their floating trophy to their legion of fans in Harare and Chitungwiza today.?

United were crowned champions last week after fending the challenge of second-placed FC Platinum with a narrow 0-1 victory over Chapugu at Ascot Stadium in Gweru.

The Championship trophy is scheduled to leave CAPS United’s offices in Eastlea at 8am for Mabvuku before heading for Chitungwiza then Machipisa, Mbare before rounding up with  the central business district. 

In a statement yesterday, CAPS chief executive Cuthbert Chitima appealed to the club’s fans to turn out in their numbers for the parading exercise. 

“CAPS United Football Club would like to advise all its valued stakeholders that there will be a Trophy Parade this Saturday (today)...The trophy will be done in various shopping centres or locations starting in Mabvuku, Chitungwiza, Machipisa, Mbare and finished intensively in the Harare Central Business District,” wrote Chitima.

 “Our institution would like to warmly invite... the supporters, sponsors and all other key stakeholders to be part of the event and join us in showcasing our success.”

United finished their impressive campaign on 63 points two ahead of  Norman Mapeza’s FC Platinum.

The Harare side have also confirmed their participation in the Caf Champions league where South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns are the defending champions.

Lloyd Chitembwe’s side will have to enjoy a short break as he prepares his side for the African Safari which kick off with a strenuous qualifying games.

Chibuku Super Cup winners Ngezi Platinum Stars also confirmed their participation in next year’s Confederations Cup.

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