Caps United clash with Dynamos in what will be another bruising and exciting encounter for the fans on Easter Sunday when the two rivals meet in the semi-final of the independence trophy at the National Sports Stadium while FC Platinum play Highlanders at Barbourfields in the other semi.
The final of the independence cup will be played on Tuesday at the National Sports Stadium.
Having lost to Cap United in the season opening cup, the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Charities Shield, Dynamos are desperate to mete out revenge on their bitter rivals when the two teams fight for a place in Tuesday’s final.
Makepekepe are the defending PSL champions and winners of the 2017 ZNA Charities Shield after beating Highlanders in the final at Barbourfields Stadium.
Makepekepe had a good start and need to build a good momentum to their 2017 Castle PSL season where they have collected four points from their first two matches.
The Green Machine had an early start to their season with the CAF Champions League, where they have qualified for the group stages for the first time in their history when they dismissed TP Mazembe of DRC.
The Independence Cup semi-final match against Dynamos could present an opportunity to showcase their quality and assert their dominance over DeMbare.
Dynamos have had a frustrating start to their season losing to FC Platinum in their opening match of the 2017 Castle Lager PSL in a match they felt they should have won after dominating.
The Glamour Boys blew away a two goal lead against Triangle at Gibbo and had to settle for two-all draw.
Meanwhile, in the other semi-final log leaders and early pacesetters FC Platinum face Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium in a repeat of the ZNA Charities Shield.
Bosso won three-nil to progress to the final which they lost to Makepekepe.
Highlanders go into the game on the back of 1-nil defeat to Shabanie Mine in a league at home.
FC Platinum are motivated by their wins in the first two league matches and will be looking to carry through that momentum.
Meanwhile, in the domestic league’s fixtures today, Shabanie Mine face Bulawayo City at Maglas Stadium while Tsholotsho host Yadah FC at Dulivhadzimu.
On Saturday (tomorrow), Ngezi Platinum Stars host How Mine at Baobab while Chapungu and Hwange meet at Ascot.
On Monday, Bantu Rovers face Triangle at Luveve.