FC PLATINUM edged Shabanie Mine while CAPS United made light work of Buffaloes as they reached the semi-finals of the Mbada Diamonds Cup on Saturday.
Donald Ngoma headed in from Ali Sadiki’s corner in the first half as Platinum won the Zvishavane derby 1-0 at Mandava.
At Gibbo Stadium in Chiredzi, CAPS United dispatched Buffaloes 2-0.
Tapuwa Khumbuyani was on target for the Cup Kings who doubled their lead through an own goal by the Mutare side.
FC Platinum will meet the winners of Sunday’s clash between Highlanders and Monomotapa in Hwange in the semi-finals.
For their troubles, CAPS United could have set up a semi-final clash with bitter rivals Dynamos who play Gunners at Baghdad Stadium in Kwekwe on Sunday.
The Mbada Diamonds is the country’s richest club competition, with a US$100,000 winner’s prize and US$75,000 for the runners up – more than the $70,000 Delta Beverages paid to last year’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League champions Dynamos.