By Grace Chingoma
ACTING coach Mkhuphali Masuku was a notable absentee as Premiership giants CAPS United got their preparations for the 2013 season underway on a low key at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. Caps United goalkeepers’ trainer Brenna Msiska took charge of the start of the team pre-season training
Caps United goalkeepers’ trainer Brenna Msiska took charge of the start of the team pre-season training
Masuku, thrust into the hot seat following the 10-yer-ban imposed by Zifa on Taurai Mangwiro over the Asiagate scam, had been expected to conduct business from Day One of proceedings at the club.
But Makepekepe who regrouped after a lengthy break following a poor 2012 season in which they finished 10th on the 16-team table, had to make do without Masuku as the former Highlanders mentor was reported to be still on his way from his hometown in Bulawayo.
CAPS United are also still eagerly awaiting the outcome of the appeal against Mangwiro’s lengthy ban with the club’s chiefs insisting they would not rush into making a substantive appointment until their coach has had a chance to protest his suspension.
The 2005 champions have also indicated that they would not be very active on the transfer market to chase for big names as they have resolved to build their 2013 campaign on a junior policy.
In Masuku and Mangwiro’s absence, goalkeepers’ trainer Brenna Msiska took charge of the start of the CAPS United pre-season training. The only notable new faces at CAPS United’s first workout were the former Monomotapa pair of Tawanda Nyamandwe and Joseph Mutambiranwa.
CAPS United, however, also had new acquisitions — Dominic Chungwa, Steven Makatuka and goalkeeper London Zulu — getting down to business with their new club while Menard Mupera, who appears headed for the Green Machine this year, was also in attendance.
Chungwa, a former Hippo Valley player, is not new to Harare clubs having played for the now defunct Eagles and is set to...
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