Social Soccer League Team successfully defended the Chief Marozva Trophy after defeating
Mufuka 4-0 in the final match played at Lithium Stadium on Sunday last week.
as Lithium Boys, Bikita Minerals walloped Mangondo 6-1 in the semi-finals. The first
round of the matches were played on October 17 at Pamushana High School.
semi-final, Mufuka edged Pamushana High School 1-0 to book a place in the finals
where they played and lost to Bikita Minerals.
showed class as they netted four goals with no reply from their competitors to
be crowned champions of the 2018 Chief Marozva Trophy.
Lambert Mashoko coach applauded his boys for what he called a superb show.
played well. They were fantastic but of course it was not easy. Hard work and
consistency ultimately paid off and we emerged victorious,” said Mashoko.
category of the tournament, competition was very tight with teams at all stages
exhibiting good performances throughout.
last year’s winners Gombo who carried the day by beating Pamushana 41-22 in the
semis to book a place in the finals while Nyika eliminated Bikita South by a
fan favorite Nyika beating Gombo by a 29-23 score while in the third and fourth
play-offs, Pamushana won 21-8 against Bikita South.
was incepted in 2015 as a community project for teams that fall under the
jurisdiction of Chief Marozva but has since expanded to include teams from the
whole Bikita district.
in the soccer and netball category walked away with monetary prizes while the
champions were further awarded with floating trophies and certificates.
edition of the tournament was held under the theme ‘Building Better Communities