Golden hand­shake for Div 2 achiev­ers

The Manica Post - - Sport - Ray Bande Se­nior Sports Re­porter

THE ZIFA Man­i­ca­land Di­vi­sion Two soc­cer league, which has ex­pe­ri­enced one of the most out­stand­ing sea­sons ever, has set aside prizes in cash and kind for out­stand­ing teams and in­di­vid­u­als when the cur­tain comes down on the 2018 sea­son.

With seven matches to go, Mid­way FC is rul­ingth­eroost­inDivi­sion2Awith­88­points.

The star-stud­ded team, which has been one of the most con­sis­tent in the league, is lead­ing sec­ond-placed DRC, which is a dis­tant 11 points away.

InDivi­sion2Bleague,Ratingisontheapex of the equally com­pet­i­tive league with 68 points hav­ing played 28 matches.

Zi­faMan­i­ca­land­vicechair­man,Gift‘Trans­porter’ Mapinda said hav­ing re­alised that thissea­son­wa­so­ne­ofthe­mos­tex­hil­a­rat­ing ones they de­cided to dish out prizes and ac­co­lades to top achiev­ers.

“Un­der­nor­mal­cir­cum­stances,the­sea­son should­come­toa­nend­just­be­foreChrist­mas Pass. This time we are work­ing on dou­ble head­ers so that we break early be­cause 42 matches are not a joke.

“The sea­son is run­ning smoothly and we are happy that it is head­ing to the end in an ex­hil­a­rat­ing way. We ac­tu­ally started hon­our­ing out­stand­ing play­ers from the be­gin­ning of the sea­son for away matches on­par­tic­u­lar­week­ends.Wewil­lal­so­honour most­dis­ci­plinedteam­san­difre­sources­per­mit, we will also award ev­ery best player for ev­ery team,” said Mapinda.

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