Story by Mthokozisi Dube
LEAGUE debutants, Sheasham, are plotting another upset after their shock victory over defending champions FC Platinum at Mandava Stadium last weekend.
The Gweru-based side has shifted focus to their match against Chicken Inn at Luveve Stadium this Saturday.
After the two-one win over reigning Champions FC Platinum, new boys PSL debutants Sheasham make the short trip to Bulawayo for a date with rejuvenated 2015 champions Chicken Inn.
Despite the tough assignment, Sheasham head coach Lizwe Sweswe says his charges are preparing to cause an upset.
“The second round has not been friendly to us. We are having another difficult fixture but we should fight to collect maximum points to improve our standings.”
On the other hand, the Gamecocks are approaching their home tie with caution despite their recent fine run.
Meanwhile, log leaders Highlanders invade Nyamhunga for a tricky tie against unpredictable ZPC Kariba on Saturday.
After watching his mid-season wish list disappear into mere castles in the air, Highlanders Technical Manager Baltemer Brito says his charges will be out to protect their unbeaten run.
“We have had short preparations but we have done well to prepare. The boys are in good shape. We have planned adequately for the game
Bosso welcome forward Calvin Chigonero while midfielders Devine Mhindirira and Darlington Munkuli remain sidelined by injury.
Other Saturday matches will see Green Fuel facing Yadah at Gibbo, while FC Platinum welcome Simba Bhora at Mandava Stadium.
A battle of wounded sides will ensue at Baobab as Ngezi Platinum host Bulawayo Chiefs while an army derby is on the cards at Bata Stadium in Gweru where Black Rhinos welcome Cranborne Bullets.
On Sunday, Manica Diamonds date Caps United at Gibbo as Herentals square off with Triangle United, while Dynamos clash with Hwange at Barbourfields stadium.