Fox player Nqobile Moyo (centre) tackles Bulawayo Artists’ Shylock Ndlovu while his partner Ralph Malingwa keeps a close eye in a match that was played at Football For Hope Centre in Gwabalanda, Bulawayo last season

Three new teams join Five-A-Side league

Fungai Muderere
THREE new clubs have joined the Southern Region Five-A-side League ahead of the associationa��s 2018 action that will resume on 13 May.
Southern Region Five-A-side League chairman Philani Banda said the three clubs that are now part of their family are Emakhandeni FC, Kilmanock and Street Set which takes their total number of affiliates to nine.

Kilmanock are under the stewardship of yesteryear football great Charles Chunda. Broadcast journalist Lee Mangena is the brains behind Street Set.

a�?We are glad that we welcome three new affiliates to our Southern Region Five-A-side League. We believe that this is an indication that we are moving in the right direction. We now have a total of nine affiliates ahead of the start of the 2018 season on 13 May,a�? said Banda.

a�?We released our fixtures programme last week and on this point of time we are working on the processing of playersa�� licences. We are looking forward to having a great 2018 season,a�? added Banda.

Week One fixturea��s programme will see the leaguea��s defending champions Bulawayo Artists do battle against fellow seasoned campaigners Nust. Emakhandeni will square it off against Flying Stars while Fox meet Amabhubesi.

Cash Money will fight it out against newbies Kilmanock. Mangenaa��s Street Set got a bye.

Southern Region Five-Aside League Week One Fixtures

Emakhandeni v Flying Stars, Nust v Bulawayo Artists, Fox v Amabhubesi, Cash Money v Mzilikazi Pirates, Street Set are on bye