MUTARE-Tenax FC midfielder Panashe Mutasa is excited about the return of Chibuku Super Cup which kicks-off this afternoon at Sakubva Stadium.
The prestigious tournament had been placed on hold for three months owing to rising COVID-19 cases.
Mutasa says his target is help his team progress to the next round.
Before the games were put on hold, the ‘prisons boys’ had amassed 4 points from three matches.
Tenax FC resume their Chibuku Super Cup campaign with a game against army side Black Rhinos this afternoon.
Kick-off time is 3pm.
Mutasa, the former Aces Academy star and the second son to former Dynamos midfield maestro and coach Lloyd Mutasa joined Tenax FC in 2020.
“I am excited that we are back in the field of play. It is good to be back on the field of play. I would like my team to progress to the next round,” said the 21 -year old star.
His coach Shaddy ‘father’ Mugurasave declared that his charges were ready for the game.
“We are well prepared for the game. There are no injuries in the team,” he said.
The former Buffaloes FC mentor Mugurasave believes his new boys can spring a surprise in the competition and progress to the next round.
“We target to progress to the next stage. It is possible. If we fail to win, we will settle for a draw. We are ready to go all the way fighting,” he said.
Another Mutare based side Manica Diamonds will meet with Nesbert Saruchera’s Craneborne Bullets who are the log leaders in Group 3.
The match will be played at 11am at Sakubva Stadium.
The 2021 Chibuku Super Cup is being played in a mini-league format which consists of four groups with pool matches being played on a home and away basis.
Winners will get US $75 000 in prize money paid in Zimbabwe currency at the prevailing official rate on the day.