Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League

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Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League
Castle Lager Premier Soccer League.jpg
Country Zimbabwe
Confederation CAF
Founded 1962
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Zimbabwean Second Division
Domestic cup(s) NetOne Charity Shield
BancABC Super8 Cup
Mbada Diamonds Cup
Zimbabwean Independence Trophy
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions Dynamos
(2014)
Most championships Dynamos (22)
Website www.footballzone.co.zw
2015

Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League is the top professional division of the Zimbabwe Football Association. It was created in 1980, as a successor to the 1962 formed Rhodesia National Football League.

For the current season, see 2013 Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League.

It is currently sponsored by Delta Beverages under the Castle Lager brand and hence is known as Castle Lager Premier Soccer League. The current sponsorship deal runs from 2011 to 2013 and is worth US$1.8 million or $600,000 a year.

The League consists of 16 teams[1][2] listed below, that play a total of 30 matches. The season runs from March to November. Most matches are played during weekends on Saturdays and Sundays. Postponed matches are played midweek. At the end of the season four teams are relegated into the lower division and an equal number promoted.

The current champions are Dynamos who won the 2014 Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League.

League members 2015[edit]

2013 final standings[edit]

1.Dynamos            30  14 12  4  43-22  54  Champions [Harare]
2.Highlanders        30  16  6  8  45-27  54  [Bulawayo]
3.Harare City        30  14 12  4  43-25  54  [Harare]
4.Platinum           30  14  8  8  40-29  50  [Zvishavane]
5.CAPS United        30  14  7  9  42-34  49  [Harare]
6.Chicken Inn        30  12  8 10  41-35  44  [Bulawayo]
7.How Mine           30  12  7 11  28-32  43  [Bulawayo]
8.Triangle United    30  11  9 10  43-36  42  [Chiredzi]
9.Hwange             30  11  8 11  36-30  41  [Hwange]
10.Black Rhinos      30  10 10 10  33-35  40  [Harare]
11.Shabanie Mine     30  11  7 12  33-38  40  [Zvishavane]
12.Buffaloes         30  11  6 13  40-43  39  [Mutare]
13.Black Mambas      30  11  5 14  34-39  38  Relegated [Harare]
14.Monomotapa United 30   6  8 16  25-47  26  Relegated [Harare]
15.Motor Action      30   3 11 16  17-37  20  Relegated [Harare]
16.Triple B          30   4  8 18  27-61  20  Relegated [Beitbridge]

Previous winners[edit]

Topscorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
1996 Zimbabwe Alois Bunjira CAPS United 23
1999–00 Zambia Chewe Mulenga Railstars 24
2000 Zimbabwe Zenzo Moyo Highlanders 21
2003 Zimbabwe Sageby Sandaka Amazulu 17
2004 Zimbabwe Leonard Tsipa CAPS United 18
2005 Zimbabwe Edmore Mufema Motor Action 17
2006 Zimbabwe Ralph Matema Highlanders 19
2007 Zimbabwe Cuthbert Malajila Chapungu United 15
2008 Zimbabwe Evans Chikwaikwai Njube Sundowns 23
2009 Zimbabwe Nyasha Mushekwi CAPS United 21
2010 Zimbabwe Norman Maroto Gunners 22
2011 Zimbabwe Rodreck Mutuma Dynamos 14
2012 Zimbabwe Nelson Mazivisa Shabanie Mine 18
2013 Zimbabwe Tendai Ndoro Chicken Inn 18

See also[edit]

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