BULAWAYO’S Khumalo Hockey Stadium will host the Senior Interprovincial Tournament (IPT) with three provinces expected to take part tomorrow and on Sunday. BY THANDIWE MOYO – NEWSDAY
Masvingo and Matabeleland will field both men and women’s teams, while Harare will only have a men’s team.
Hockey Association of Zimbabwe president Humphrey Chigwedere said the tournament would mark the start of the season.
“The Senior IPT will take place at Khumalo Hockey Stadium on April 16 and 17, 2016. This tournament marks the start of the Zimbabwean hockey season. Three top provinces in terms of hockey have entered teams, that is, Harare (men only), Masvingo (men and women) and Bulawayo the hosts (men and women),” he said.
In the women’s category, Matabeleland will play against Masvingo in the first match, with Masvingo A men’s team taking on Harare in the second match.
Masvingo B team will play against Matabeleland men in the third match of the day, while in the ladies’ category, Matabeleland will play Masvingo.
Harare play Masvingo B in another match, while the Matabeleland and Masvingo match will end the day tomorrow.
On Sunday, Masvingo will play Matabeleland in the first match in the ladies’ category, while Masvingo A will take on Masvingo B in the men’s category and Harare will take on Matabeleland in the last match.