We posed the question, Will De Jongh dance in the Chibuku calabash? Interestingly, the Highlanders Dutch gaffer on Sunday led his Highlanders charges to the 2019 edition of the Chibuku Super Cup final after edging bogey side ZPC Kariba 1-0 at Barbourfields Stadium.
In-form Bosso and Warriors striker Prince Dube scored the all-important goal that switched off ZPC Kariba in the 35th minute to help the Bulawayo giants secure a final berth against Ngezi Platinum Stars.
On their way to the final, Bosso beat Dynamos in one of the cup’s first round matches before they got the better of FC Platinum in a semi-final match that was played at Barbourfields Stadium.
De Jongh’s ingenuity on the bench has given the club a new lease of life. The team’s multitude of followers all of a sudden have reason to believe and of the 18 Castle Lager Premiership sides in existence no team has made more appearances in the Delta Beverages opaque beer division — Chibuku sponsored tournaments than Highlanders.
Consequently, this soccer loving nation awaits the day Bosso will meet Ngezi Platinum Stars in the 2019 Chibuku Super Cup final.
Interestingly, in a dress rehearsal of the pending Chibuku Cup final, the two teams are set to meet in one of the mid-week fixtures set for Wednesday.
On the same day, Bulawayo Chiefs will play host to Hwange at Luveve Stadium while Mushowani Stars entertain Chicken Inn at Trojan Mine.
Chapungu face Dynamos at Ascot Stadium. FC Platinum will make the trip to Vengere Stadium for a date against Manica Diamonds.
On Thursday, log leaders Caps United will take on bruised ZPC Kariba at National Sports Stadium.