GWERU: Premier soccer league returnees, Whawha FC have stepped up their pre-season preparations after all the players and officials successfully went through COVID-19 tests.
Affectionately known as Chekera Pasi, Whawha FC are brimming with confidence that they will impress in the season opening Premier Soccer League cup competition which kicks off next month.
Just like any other team, the Gweru based Prison officers have been playing their cards close to their chest although they retain high hopes of laying claim to the prized gong.
Having already started training, they are confident that they will hold their own against the big boys of local football.
“We want to thank the government and SRC for giving us this opportunity to resume football action and I can assure our fans that Hwahwa FC will be a force to reckon this season. We will fight tooth and nail with our boys and finish the season on a respectable position,” said coach Luke Petros.
“As players we are raring to go and I can safely say the boys are geared up and ready for the battles and also the moral in the camp is very high,” added player, Edmore Muzanenhamo.
Due to lack of football action last season, the side however lost some of their influential players such as Lameck Nhamo and Simon Shoko who are back their former club; FC Platinum after the expiry of their loan deals.