Zifa Southern Region meets for JL Nkomo Super 8 Cup draw
THE John Landa Nkomo Liquor Hub Super 8 Cup draw will be the highlight of the Zifa Southern Region general meeting to be held tomorrow in Bulawayo.
The delayed meeting which was supposed to be held in August will take place at Homestead Conference Centre along George Silundika Street.
Musa Mandaza, the Zifa Southern head said the sponsor of the inaugural tournament, Raj Modi will conduct the draw after their meeting.The top eight teams at the halfway mark will go into the hat.
Four Bulawayo teams, table toppers Bantu Rovers, Bulawayo Chiefs, Black Boots and ZRP Bulawayo will compete with the same number of clubs from Matabeleland North Province, which are in the top eight.
The clubs from Matabeleland North that booked places in the John Landa Nkomo Liquor Hub Super 8 Cup are Amagagasi, ZPC Hwange, Technosphere and Victoria Falls Tigers.
“Everything is set for our mid-season meeting to be held in Bulawayo on Saturday. Our sponsor of the new tournament the John Landa Nkomo Liquor Hub Super 8 Cup, Raj Modi will conduct the draw and then we will come up with dates for the competition. I will present the chairman’s report, give our affiliates feedback on our finances.
“We also intend ironing out matters to do with the fixtures so that we have a flawless second half of the season. We don’t want to have matches postponed in the second half or have some teams on a bye just like what happened in the first half,” said Mandaza.
In his report, Mandaza is expected to brief members on the ill-fated establishment of National Football Association of Zimbabwe (Nafaz).
Expected to attend the meeting are Southern Region Division One Soccer League clubs and affiliates of the Zifa Bulawayo Metropolitan Province and Zifa Matabeleland North Province, which include the junior league and area zones. — @ZililoR