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23 clubs through to BPA Cup tourney second round

Fungai Muderere
A TOTAL of 23 clubs have advanced to the second of the Bulawayo Pool Association (BPA) Cup tournament that got underway last Sunday at various venues dotted in and around the city.

The first round featured 48 teams.

Round two of the cup contest is set for 21 August and eitherA� Black Eagles or Mafikizolo will join the 23 teams that came out as victors last Sunday after their tie was postponed due to the lattera��sA� participation in the national police games.

a�?Teams that played away in the first round will be seeded for the second round. They will also enjoy home advantage.

Six teams will be seeded meaning they will be drawn in Pot One.

a�?The remaining clubs will be drawn in Pot Two. Its either they will pick number 1 to 6 which means they will play against seeded clubs and will be away.

The other teams will be put on numbers 7-12 A(away) and 7-12 H (home),a�? said BPA publicity secretary Farai Nyandoro.

Meanwhile, the associationa��s Week 11 action produced high scoring matches the biggest being Entumbanea��s 12-2 drubbing of Ntabazinduna.

Kings continued with their fine form and they dismissed Egodini 10-4 while newboys Southworld massacred Raylton 11-3 to move to ninth position on the standings.

West Commonage went down 3-11 at the hands of Archers while second placed Exchange beat Masters 10-4.

Maisons and Lounge Sharks won on 9-5 identical score-lines against Ace Lounge and Golden Lions respectively.

There were also high scoring margins in the Division One leagues with ZPC beating UBH 11-3 while youthful Lobengula Sharks got the better Mafikizolo on the same scoreline.

Former premier league side Dragons, inspired by Hudson Dube, Bekezela Nkala, Tapiwa Sikwila, Richard Mutende and Liberty Majo among others, hammered second placed Nkulumane Complex 10-4.

Mpilo DQ went past Dawn on a 10-4 result. CSC recorded a 9-5 away win over Khami.