12 December 2017
Mugabe off to Singapore bolthole
Frustrated jobless men resorting to violence
Zim editor shooting: Groups welcome trial
Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl
EU aware of, but ignored Libya slavery
Gukurahundi: Reckless Mutsvangwa slammed
- Victims continue to wait for justice
Chivhayo arrest: Lawyer says he's home
Challenges facing Pres Mnangagwa
Zim’s Munhuwani new Allianz Ghana CEO
Intwasa extra to celebrate a new Zim
Zodwa Wabantu fails to turn up - again
Sundowns coach retains Khama Billiat hope
African Footballer of the Year chosen
Zims duped! It’s about Zanu PF for ever
Mnangagwa presidency built on quicksand
Interview: Gonda Hot Seat with Coltart
The Mugabe prophecy that never was
Defensive pickle for Caps ahead of derby

25/07/2014 00:00:00
by Supersport
Back after being sidelined by injury ... Dominic Chungwa
Harare City confirm Mawiwi sacking
Bantu Rovers draw no disaster: Kaindu
Caps say luck fickle as DeMbare win again
Battle lines drawn in 4th Harare derby
Highlanders sign Chiredzi midfielder
Dynamos seek Jaure replacement

CAPS United could play Sunday’s Harare derby against Dynamos with a severely depleted squad as key players could miss out due to injury.

Captain and right-back Tapiwa Khumbuyani as well as centre-back David Chipala are in a fitness race after getting knocks in last weekend’s NetOne One Wallet derby clash with their city rivals.

Compounding their woes at the back is the suspension of Chipala’s defensive partner Steven Makatuka who cannot play after accumulating three yellow cards.

This has guaranteed Malawi international George Nyirenda to be handed a starting place at centre back by coach, Taurai Mangwiro.

“This is a derby match where you would want all your players around. It is a big game and I hope we will just play our normal football like despite missing other players,” Mangwiro said.

“We just have to make do with the guys that are available.

"I believe with the pool of players we have, others would be capable of doing a good job if given a chance and they know it would be an opportunity for them to shine.”

However they are boosted by the return of forward Dominic Chungwa who sat out last week’s clash due to injury.

Caps are still in discussions with Black Mambas for in the hope of agreeing on Honey Chimutimunzeve and Nicholas Alifandika who are currently training with them.

We will just have to make do with the available players ... Taurai Mangwiro


Saturday: Chapungu v Triangle United, How Mine v Black Rhinos, Bantu Rovers v Highlanders

Sunday: Dynamos v Caps United, Shabanie Mine v FC Platinum, Chicken Inn v ZPC Kariba, Hwange v Harare City, Chiredzi v Buffaloes


Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it






Face Book



comments powered by Disqus
RSS NewsTicker