FC Platinum’s CAF Champions league preparations started on a positive note after dismissing Mozambican champions Ferroviario De Beira by a goal to nil at Mandava stadium this afternoon.
By Sportbrief Reporter
The two teams could not break each other’s defence in the first 45 minutes.
The better coach was decided in the second half when FC Platinum’s Mkokheli Dube broke the Mozambican champions defence in the 50th minute.
The solitary goal was all what Pure Platinum Play needed to separate the two sides.
The result was a major boost for the newly crowned PSL Champions as they prepare for the continental league games.
Norman Mapeza’s side will face Zanaco of Zambia on the 30th of January at Mandava in a friendly match.
Before meeting their opponents, Deportivo Lero Agosto of Angola in the preliminary round of CAF Champions League, the Zvishavane side will again host Nkana FC on the 3rd of March at Mandava stadium as they wrap up their preparations.
FC Platinum will face Angolan side Deportivo Lero Agosto in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League 2018 edition.
Norman Mapeza and his men get their campaign underway with a trip to Luanda during the weekend of February 9-11, before hosting their opponents the following weekend.
Should FC Platinum overcome the Angolan champions, they will face the winner between South African side Bidvest Wits and Pamplemousse of Mauritius in the first round.
Deportivo de Agosto look formidable opponents with a record of 11 league titles since 1979 and have won back-to-back titles in the past two years.