FC Platinum massacred in Tanzania

FC Platinum were handed a 5-1 drubbing By Tanzanian side, Young Africans in the CAF Confederations Cup first round first leg away in Tanzania.

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The platinum miners, who eliminated Sofapaka United of Malawi in the preliminary round of the tournament, had hoped for a better result, but now face an uphill task of overturning the defeat when the two sides clash again in the second leg back home in two-weeks time.

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Young Africans are no strangers to upsetting Zimbabwean teams, after humiliating Highlanders 2-0 at Babourfields stadium in Bulawayo back in 2001.

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Meanwhile, Dynamos and Highlanders are through to the finals of the ZNA Charity Shield after beating Caps United and How Mine in their respective semi-final matches.

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At Rufaro Stadium, Dynamos continued their dominance over city rivals, Caps United after beating them 2-1 to book a final berth with Highlanders, who also beat How Mine 1-nil at Babourfields Stadium.

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Ronald Chitiyo scored another spectacular for DeMbare to sink Makepekepe once again after his sublime goal also denied Caps gold in the Bob@91 Super Cup last weekend.

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The two teams had also met in the SinoZim Cup, which Makepekepe won 5-4 on penalties after the match had ended 1-all.