The COSAFA Women’s Local organising committe has secured the Hartsfield Rugby Stadium in Bulawayo for the Castle Lager Premiership matches that are set for Bulawayo during the preperation and duration of the Cosafa Women Championship set to run from 13 September to 24 September.
Bulawayo’s two biggest football venues – Barbourfields and Luveve Stadiums have already been closed to allow renovations in preperation for the games.
The league is now free to fixture its matches at the rugby ground, which had been certified fit to host Premiership matches.
Initially the Matchday 24 Weekend fixtures had been moved to White City Stadium but the stadium has also been closed for renovations and will be used for the tournament.
The matches will be involving a double header that start with an early kickoff between Bulawayo City and Kariba followed by a Bulawayo Derby pitting How Mine and Chicken Inn. On Sunday Highlanders will host Chapungu at the same venue.
The remaining Match-day 24 games remain unchanged. Here is a list of the Match-day 24 fixtures starting this weekend.
Saturday 2 September 2017
1500hrs Yadah FC vs Bantu Rovers FC (National Sports Stadium)
1300hrs Bulawayo City FC vs ZPC Kariba (Hartsfield)
1500hrs How Mine FC vs Chicken Inn FC (Hartsfield)
1300hrs Harare City FC vs Tsholotsho FC (Rufaro Stadium)
1500hrs Black Rhinos FC vs Triangle United FC (Rufaro Stadium)
Sunday 3rd September 2017
1500hrs Caps united FC vs Dynamos FC (National Sports Stadium)
1500hrs Highlanders FC vs Chapungu FC (Hartfield)
1500hrs Hwange FC vs FC Platinum (Colliery Stadium)
1500hrs Shabanie Mine FC vs Ngezi Platinum FC (Maglass Stadium)