Harare City coach Mark Harrison was hurt after his team surrendered the Chibuku Super Cup title to Triangle in a 2-0 loss at Gibbo Stadium on Saturday.
The Sunshine Boys, with an impressive record in the tournament, went in as favourites but fell to second-half goals from Ralph Kawondera and Phineas Bamusi. A dejected Harrison feels the move to stage the final at Gibbo gave United the advantage over his team.
“I might be getting into trouble but they had the advantage of playing at home. They trained at the match venue whereas us we travelled and slept in Masvingo before a two-hour drive, so we didn’t have the advantage of training at the venue like them. The match should have been played at a neutral either Mandava or Babourfields,” said Harrison.
“People might say that we were also playing at Rufaro in the earlier stages, but the thing is those were drawn matches, but this one was match brought together, “added Harrison.
Since the return of the cup tournament in 2014, only the home teams have managed to win it. FC Platinum won it in 2014 while Harare City 2015/2017, Ngezi in 2016 and lately Triangle.