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Debut Delight For Wadi

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By Tafadzwa Chigandiwa

Debutant Caps United forward Ishmael Wadi (28) has expressed his happiness following yesterday’s (Saturday) brace during the Chibuku Super Cup Group 1 opener against Yadah FC at the giant National Sports Stadium.

Wadi scored 2 goals in the second half of the match in what was his maiden game for him donning the green and white colours.

This saw Makepekepe who were trailing by 2 goals to nil salvage a draw to earn a point against prophet Walter Magaya’s side.

Speaking to Sly Media News, the former Bulawayo City, Harare City and FC Platinum striker said he is impressed by yesterday’s perfomance though ruined missing a lot of chances.

“Im happy to have scored 2 goals on my debut as a Caps United player, but at the same time im also disappointed because we wasted too many chances in the first half.

“We could have collected maximum points, nonetheless we now focusing on our next fixture,” he said.

The 28-year-old forward promised the Green Machine fans that they will uper their perfomance in the second game and asked them to tirelessly rally behind them.

He also said there are determined to win this year’s Chibuku Cup and restore the Caps United Cup Kings mantra.

“I urge our fans to believe in us, this is a new group of players we will come back stronger in the next game.

“It’s a long season we still have this in our on hands, all we must do is to believe in our ability as a team im sure we will win this tournament,” Wadi told Sly Media News.

Winners of the tournament are set to walk away with US$75,000 with the runners up getting US$50,000 though the money will be paid in local currency at a interbank rate.

Whilst, the two losing semi-finalists will each get US$25 000 and losing quarter-finalists will earn US$15 000 each.

The other 10 teams that wont go past the group stages will each receive US$7 000 for participating in this cup.

 

 

Robert Tapfumaneyi

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