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We also want three points: Chaminuka

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CAPS United remain bullish ahead of their decisive clash with log leaders Harare City in their last match of the Castle Lager Premiership football campaign at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday with assistant coach Saul Chaminuka declaring they desperately need the last three points.

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“They took the first three points in the season opener and I think it will be fair if we take the last three points of the campaign,” said Chaminuka.

Harare City edged Caps United 1-0 in the opening match of the season and Caps United believe they have to avenge that defeat and collect maximum points which would earn them a top-four finish in the event that FC Platinum, who host army side Buffaloes in another match, falter. The Sunshine City Boys are in pole position in the championship race with 53 points following their emphatic 4-0 victory over Highlanders. They replaced Highlanders at the summit with defending champions Dynamos retaining second spot after being held to a 2-2 draw at Chicken Inn.

The champions remained on 51 points with just one match left before the end of the campaign while Highlanders slipped to third, also on 51 points. Harare City just need a victory of any margin against Caps United to be crowned champions regardless of results elsewhere. Dynamos face relegation fighters Black Mambas while Highlanders have a date against Shabanie Mine.

Chaminuka, however, insists that their target has always been a top-four finish and if they could win against Harare City they could realise their dream of ending the season on a high.

“It’s a situation whereby two teams want the same result. Our target this season has always been a top-four finish so we know we have a chance to achieve that. We are going to take the game to them. It

will not be easy, but I hope it is going to be Caps United. Alphabetically Caps comes first so I think we will come right on Sunday,” said Chaminuka.

FC Platinum on fourth position with 49 points host army side Buffaloes at Mandava Stadium in their last match of the campaign. Caps United trail FC Platinum by one point and are aware a win over Harare City and a stumble by Lloyd Mutasa’s FC Platinum will see them finishing in the top four.

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12 COMMENTS

    • Hpana good spirit, vapfana ngavapiwe maStands apo, handiti iKanzuru here iyi, Dynamos(madzvinyu ) ari kuda kuwina neBack door! kkkk

  1. Chaminuka,are you and your players eating from the same plate here?Does everyone agree that you people REALLY need these three points,I wonder?Only time will tell!

  2. Dembare, neKepekepe hapana zvadziri kutambira apa. FC platinum will win. Saka kepe kepe ngaiseve mari iise majuniors. Akati Dembare inofanirwa kuita number one makore ese ndiani. Pamwe Highlanderss gore rino tingabvume.

  3. Isu vema Kepekepe tirikuti vakomana vekanzuru musarohwa nehanaba. Game tirikukupai zviri smart. Tichambo tambisana hedu kuti vamwe vambofunga kuti zvavo zvakuita. Asi pa90 mins tochikupayi chrismas yenyu kuti zvinyatso rwadza isu tochitora mastands vamwe vachichema!

  4. By standad arsenal shld,ve beaten man u but bcz pedgree man u prevailed.so shal t b 2moro,dmbare wl prevail by pedgree..

  5. Sory mr gumede yu dstroyd zifa bt not dembare.bosso yu playd beter futbol thn us ths yr bt ndumiso nemaref ekuhwange bafuni kusxhega.tek serious issue kataribho othwise swtch 2 luveve pahow mine muri kutsva kusvka mat sory

  6. The spirit of fair play has bn destroyed here, ZIFA & PSL may u get to th root of this mess coz hw cn Caps do th unprofessional thng accepting a bribe of stands @ th xpense of th fans & fairplay.Let th best team win th league on merit than using th back door.Its nw an open secret that th council offered stands in waterfalls, whilst sme of us hev bn on th council waiting list forever then vongopawo vanhu nekuda kunzi winners, i call upon Hon Chombo to act on ths rot by council,as we th ratepayers r being abused here thru our resouces being plundered lyk that

  7. the reporter must be a dembare fan and has no facts at all. by lozing the first game does that motivate to win last game.newsday shld audit its reporters. hahaha kkkkk shame. CAPS’ family shld nt be put on presure to win. hw many clubs have sufered bk to bk defeats. hayaz reporting gone rogue

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