by Sindiso Nyathi
The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League 2017 season blessed by the chief sponsor delta beverages with a sponsorship package of over three million four hundred thousand dollars is set to start. The season kicks off with interesting fixtures lined up for the first weekend of April. The tough fixtures lined up have coaches, players and fans in anticipating a good first impression in their first day of the long football season.
The new kids Black Rhinos, Shabanie Mine, Yadah FC and Bantu Rovers look at starting the league by stamping their names in the presence books.
The 2017 season sees football fans enjoying lots of football after 4 teams were promoted from all the division one regions and only 2 teams being demoted after a standoff between ZIFA and PSL leading to such a resolution.
The 2016 champions Caps United will play away to Shabanie Mine whilst, FC Platinum lock horns with Dynamos FC. Matchday one will also see Highlanders play hosts to city rivals Bulawayo City at Barbourfields Stadium.