Reigning champions Ngezi Platinum begin their title defense with a date against CAPS United in the first round at Baobab.
Highlanders face former champions Harare City coached by Philani 'Beefy' Ncube.
The 18-team tourney begins this weekend with lowly ranked Hwange facing Yadah and Tsholotsho playing Bantu Rovers in the preliminary matches one and two.
All the other teams, in the top flight league, begin the battle in the first round where winners of preliminary match one (Hwange or Yadah) play Chicken In.
Winners of preliminary match two, Tsholotsho or Bantu Rovers have How Mine waiting in the first round.
Harare giants Dynamos host Bulawayo City while former champions FC Platinum play Chapungu.
In other matches, Blacks Rhinos face Triangle with ZPC Kariba up against Shabanie
About Article Author