ZIFA News & Updates

FC Platinum paired with CNaPS of Madagascar

Zimbabwe’s representative in the African Champions League, FC Platinum will play CNaPS of Madagascar in the preliminary round.

The first leg in Madagascar will be played on 27/28 November while the return in Zvishavane is scheduled for 4/5 December.

Both clubs were eliminated at the preliminary stage in this year’s tournament which ends tonight.

FC Platinum were knocked out by Club Desportivo de Agosto whom they will possibly meet again if both sides win their preliminary round encounters.

CNaPS won their home tie against KCCA of Uganda by 2 goals to 1, only to lose 1-0 in the reverse fixture and they missed out on away goals’ rule.

Platinum on the other hand lost both legs, 3-0 away and 1-2 at Mandava stadium.

Experience from the disappointment of an early exit and notable reinforcements should help the two-time Premier Soccer League champions improve from their previous attempt.

If Platinum get past CNaPS, they will commence their revenge mission against Club Desportivo 1De Agosto away on 14; 15 & 16 December.

The return is set for 21; 22 & 23 December, and the winner will qualify for the group stages.


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