World football governing body FIFA has congratulated CAPS United for clinching the Zimbabwe Premier League title. CAPS United’s finally tasted league title success again last weekend with a 1-0 win over Chapungu ending an 11 year wait.

In a letter to ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa , FIFA president Gianni Infantino wrote:

Please pass on my personal congratulations … to Caps United on their performance.

“This is a true team victory, and all of you deserve to share in the accolades: the players and the coach of course, but also the technical and the medical staff, and, not least the loyal fans.

“The dynamism and commitment of the Caps United team have enabled them to win this title.

“Football is proving more than ever that it can transcend traditional boundaries to become a real driver of development.

“Football truly is a school for life and I am convinced that everyone, and in particular the young people of today, can benefit from playing on both a social and personal level.

“That is why I urge Caps United to continue their work, leading the path of success,” the letter read.

Copy of the letter:


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