FC Platinum, Pirates break BF 30yr record

FC Platinum, Pirates break BF 30yr record 1

By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Fc Platinum’s Total Caf Champions League match against Orlando Pirates which was held at Barbourfields Stadium broke the venue’s 30-year attendance record, owners of the facility have confirmed. A section of the crowd at Barbourfields Stadium during the FC Platinum, Orlando Pirates encounter Barbourfields Stadium is owned by the Bulawayo City Council and according to official figures, 23 164 fans paid to watch the blockbuster encounter on January 12 which marked the beginning of a maiden Caf Champions League group stage journey for Pure Platinum Play. The…

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‘Mahachi earned starting spot’

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By Sikhumbuzo Moyo Orlando Pirates made a psychological and tactical decision to give Warriors winger Kuda Mahachi a starting jersey in the Total Caf Champions League Group B encounter against Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum before a packed Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday. Kuda Mahachi The former Chicken Inn and Highlanders dribbling menace has been struggling to make it into the Sea Robbers squad and on the few occasions that he made it he will be coming from the bench. In their last two matches against Highlands Park and Chippa United at…

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FC Platinum, AS Otoho share spoils

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By Sikhumbuzo Moyo William Stima scored a 48th minute stunner that secured a draw for FC Platinum against AS Otoho in a Total Caf Champions League first round first leg encounter at Stade Marien Ngouab here yesterday. FC Platinum players celebrate scoring a winning goal The game was, however, marred by Togolese referee Kokou Ntale whose shambolic and embarrassing show got even neutrals on the terraces shaking their heads in disbelief. The referee clearly chose to defile the refereeing profession by his favouritism, unperturbed that CAF had sent in a…

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Mapeza faces Herculean task

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By Sikhumbuzo Moyo FC Platinum coach, Norman Mapeza, faces a Herculean task in the Total Caf Champions League first round first-leg tie against Congo Brazzaville side Otoho next Friday as the Central Africans have not lost a home game in all competitions since January 2017. Norman Mapeza Otoho, participating only for the first time in the Champions League, stunned Angolan giants Agosto 2-0 at Stade Omnisport Marien Ngouabi d’Owando on Wednesday afternoon to go through on the away goals rule, having lost 2-4 in Luanda. The Congolese side has played…

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