The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League has held a club licensing workshop for all the premiership clubs to safeguard the credibility and integrity of the league and its competitions.

All the 16 premiership clubs were represented as well as the division regional chairpersons, PSL board of governors and ZIFA board members attended the workshop facilitated by PSL chief executive officer Kennedy Ndebele.

Among the issues discussed during the workshop include general management of the game, technical development, communications, principle of the game and the club licensing system.

Ndebele said the objective of the workshop is to improve the level of professionalism within the football family in line with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) principles and guidelines.

Vice-chairman of the ZIFA first instance body which is spearheading the club licensing and ZIFA northern region division one chairman Willard Manyengavana said only two clubs Caps United and Ngezi Platinum Stars had so far been awarded club licenses.

The workshop is also aimed at promoting the sporting values in line with the principles of fair play, ensure a safe environment, transparency, ownership and control of clubs, disciplinary issues among other issues.