Prince Edward of Harare boys and Mpopoma High school girls of Bulawayo emerged victors in this year’s edition of the Copa Coca Cola football tournament that was held in Kadoma over the weekend.
Both schools won the tournament foe the first time in the history of the competition beating a number of perennial contenders in this year’s edition.
In the boys category, Prince Edward Tigers recorded resounding win in the semifinals winning 7-0, and went on to beat Rusununguko 1-0 in the finals.
Skipper Alvin Dube scored the only goal that handed the Tigers the trophy and went on to win the Player of the Tournament award for the second time in a row.
In the girls category, Mpopoma girls started their road to the finals with a convincing 21-0 win over hosts Jameson High and went on to beat Nyamauru 5-4 after a penalty shootout.
Prince Edward coach Pathius Mauto, who won the first trophy with the Tigers for the first time said he was happy with the performance of his boys.
“I am happy for the boys and it’s good that we have written our own piece of history and for the school.
“Now that we have won the trophy, the challenge is on defending it and that is what we will start working on,” said Mauto.