Protesting CAPS United knocked out of Chibuku Super Cup by Tsholotsho

Protesting CAPS United knocked out of Chibuku Super Cup by Tsholotsho

CAPS have crashed out of the Chibuku Super Cup after being losing 5-4 on penalties to an organised Tsholotsho side at the National Sports Stadium.

There was drama as kick off was delayed for 35 minutes as CAPS United players refused to get out of the team bus demanding that outstanding payments be settled before taking the field of play.

There was further commotion as some agitated fans tried to get an audience with the players leading to police cto intervene to restore order. Eventually the CAPS United players decided to fufill the fixture and go onto the field of play without even warming up.

CAPS United started well dominating proceedings and creating the early chances but against the run of play Bruno Madanhire opened the scoring in the 20th minute.

Halftime came with Tsholotsho leading 1-0.In the second half CAPS United piled the pressure and eventually Ronald Pfumbidzai drew his side level.

Despite chances  for both sides late on the match headed into a penalty shoot out.Tsholotsho were clinical in their spot kicks while Hardlife Zvirekwi’s effort was saved to hand Tsholotsho a 5-4 win and a place in the quarterfinal.

In other matches FC Platinum beat Chapungu 2-0 with Winston Mhango and Charles Sibanda scoring while Ngezi Platinum beat Hwange 3-1 and ZPC Kariba edged Bulawayo City 1-0 at Nyamhunga Stadium

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