Caps beat Dynamos in pre-season challenge cup

Caps United 1-1 Dynamos (Caps United won 6-5 on penalties) – RODRECK Mutuma made his debut for Caps United in Sunday’s Sino-Cup Challenge match at Rufaro Stadium on a winning note after the Green Machine won 6-5 on penalties to give new coach Mark Harrison a flying start.

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The match had ended 1-1 after regulation time.

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Mutuma scored the first penalty in the lottery, Leonard Fiyado, goalkeeper Victor Twaliki, Ronald Pfumbidzai, Dominic Mukandi, and Gerald Phiri all hit the target.

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Qadr Amini, Godknows Murwira, Augustine Mbara, Cliff Sekete, Blessing Moyo all converted the first five for Dynamos before Milton Makopa sent his effort over the bar with Caps already leading 6-5 on sudden death.

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The winners took home $15,000 while the runners were $10,000 richer.

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Dynamos fielded two former Caps United players in Kelvin Bulaji and Dominic Chungwa.

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New Caps signing Justice Jangano poked in a corner in the 19th minute to send Caps into the lead after Dynamos had wasted numerous chances.

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Dynamos found the equalizer via a Walter Mukanga free header from a free kick on the half hour mark.

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Jangano was then sent off 10 minutes after the start of the second half after an off-the-ball fight with Dynamos’ Sydney Linyama.

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Caps fans then exhibited the worst side of Zimbabwean football when they threw missiles in response to the red card.

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Then five minutes from time, as the game headed towards penalties, missiles rain down from the Dynamos’ side after Milton Makopa was yellow carded.

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TEAMS

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Dynamos: T Mukuruva, B Moyo, S Linyama, A Mbara, Q Amini, G Murwira, M Mambare, O Machapa, W Mukanga, S Nhivi, K Bulaji

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Caps United:  V Twaliki, C Mudzambwa, S Makatuka, J Jangano, R Pfumbidzai, D Mukandi, M Muchenje, He Zvirekwi, T Mahori, K Chiredze , R Mutuma

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Penalty agony … Dynamos players stunned as Caps celebrate

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Another one goes in … Dynamos goalkeeper Tatenda Mukuruva is beaten in the shootout

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Newzim

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