Chibuku Super Cup finalists Harare City FC and How Mine FC are ready for the tug of war to win the $75 000 prize money as they face each other tomorrow at National Sports Stadium.
By Sportbrief Reporter
The opponents lock horns with the Sunshine Boys eyeing a second title with the visitors revealing at a press conference that they are in it for the money. How Mine coach Kelvin Kaindu said they need the money inasmuch as they need the title.
“It means a lot to us. The sponsors have come at a very difficult time. The players will give up their best. It matters for us so much as a team also as an individual.
“Its more about the team. I give more credit to the players who have worked very very hard under difficult conditions. The team that needs that money is How Mine as much as we are concerned about the trophy it’s the money we are really interested in and I believe for us to go this far we have marched under very very difficult circumstances,” he said.
In terms of readiness, he said their training went on well.
“Our preparations this week have been Ok. We are almost there. We are a full-strength team. The guys that were injured, everybody started training. In terms of training I think it was alright,” Kaindu said.
Harare City FC coach Philani Ncube who faces his former paymasters said there is nothing to prove in this match but play their hearts out to come out victorious.
“Well, the word prove creates a bit of enmity. So we playing our opponents tomorrow. We’ve got nothing to prove for them but we hope we come at the end of the day victors. There is nothing to prove because the word prove sounds like there is some enmity,” he said.
“Well, its football, we got got two goal posts, a rectangular shape. So there is no difference playing home and away. We have been winning away, they can lose home, we can win home we can lose home. So its 50/50.
The Sunshine Boys captain Tendai Samanja who rallies his team hoping to clinch the much coveted Chibuku super cup said the team is geared for the game.
“The mood in the camp is everyone is ready. We cant complain,” Samanja said.