The Harare Derby between Dynamos Football Club and reigning champions Caps United which was scheduled for this weekend may be indefinitely postponed due to the lack of a suitable venue.
The National sports Stadium has been closed to make way for a service by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome on Sunday. Rufaro Stadium was deemed not ready by inspectors as it is still being refurbished an will need another two weeks. Gwanzura Stadium is also undergoing refurbishment. While Morris Depot has been deemed too small.
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Next weekend Caps Utd will not be available as it will be playing in the CAF Champions league.
ZIFA Communications and Competitions manager Xolisani Gwesela, said:
We inspected Rufaro Stadium on Friday and observed that there was work in progress on the pitch. The contractor hired by Harare City Council advised us that he needed about two weeks to attend to some areas on the pitch.
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