fc pl logo.jpgZimbabwe’s representatives in the CAF Champions League, FC Platinum is drumming up local support ahead of the continental championships.

The 2011 Premier Soccer League runners up are conducting road shows for their CAF Champions League preliminary round qualifier against Swaziland’s Green Mambas.

The Zvishavane-based team’s Harare Chapter treasurer, Regis Sibanda, says the campaign is meant to increase the support base of the team in the capital.

The platinum miners are set to begin their Champions League campaign with a preliminary round first leg date with Swazi champions, Green Mambas, away at Somhlolo Stadium on February 19, before hosting the Swazis a fortnight later at Mandava Stadium.

So far, Kugona Kunenge Kudada as the Platinum miners are affectionately known by their supporters have visited areas such as Mabvuku, Epworth, and recently Chitungwiza while Budiriro, Glen View, Highfield and Glen Norah will be visited over the weekend.