ZIFA announces Independence (Uhuru) Cup semi finalists

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The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) announced on their official Twitter account that Dynamos will take on CAPS United in the Uhuru Cup semi finals to be played on 16 April at National Sports Stadium while last year’s finalists Highlanders will play 2014 winners FC Platinum at Barbourfields Stadium on the same day. Both matches will kick off at 3PM.

Last year the Chicken Inn Football Club won the cup for the first time since their promotion into the Premier Soccer League in 2011, when they edged Highlanders 2-1. The 2015 Uhuru Cup final was abandoned in the second half due to bad lighting at the National Sports  Stadium with Dynamos leading FC Platinum 1-0 in a match played on a soaked turf.

According to ZIFA The Independence Cup is an invitational tournament where participants are selected at the tournament organisers’ discretion. Gate charges for the semi-finals across both venues are as follows:

Rest of the ground:  US$ 3

V I P                  :   US$ 5

V V I P               : US$ 10

 

Barbourfields StadiumNational Sports Stadium

Barbourfields Stadium also known as Emagumeni located in Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe, is one of the biggest sporting facilities in the country. Barbourfields has been used as the traditional home ground for some of Zimbabwe's celebrated football clubs such as Highlanders Football... Read More About Barbourfields Stadium

The National Sports Stadium which is located in the "Sunshine City" Harare is Zimbabwe's biggest stadium. The Stadium was constructed with the aid of the Chinese government in 1987 and has a carrying capacity of 60 000. It is located 7 km west of Harare's... Read More About National Sports Stadium

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