The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President Philip Chiyangwa has congratulated CAPS United for winning the 2016 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League.
Speaking to the ZIFA website www.zifa.org.zw Chiyangwa said he was proud of CAPS United, paying tribute to its club President and Chairperson.
“May I take pleasure to congratulate CAPS United FC President Farai Jere, its club Chairperson Mr Lewis Uriri, the CAPS United board and the club’s multitude of fans for winning the coveted Castle Lager Premier League championship for the 2016 season,” said Chiyangwa.
“It is remarkable that they have won their fifth league title in the club’s history and special mention goes to the technical department, especially the head coach Lloyd Chitembwe for making history by becoming the first CAPS United son, to with the league both as a player and as a coach, ” said Chiyangwa.
The ZIFA boss challenged Makepekepe to do excel in the Champions League.
“I wish them all the best as they go out to represent Zimbabwe in the African safari and I implore them to do their level best to venture much further than what other teams have done in recent years,” he said.
CAPS United were crowned champions after amassing a record 63 points, FC Platinum were second with 61 points whilst giants Highlanders were a distant third with 56 points and last year’s champions Chicken Inn were also part of the top four.