The defending champions have shot to the top of the 16-team assembly after a hard fought 1-0 win over Chapungu at Ascot Stadium before a full house.
Tsholotsho produced the shock of the season after a 1-0 win over big-spending Harare City in what has become the talk of the Zimbabwe football fraternity.
The Bulawayo giants had an indifferent 2014 soccer season finishing way in fifth place, much to the agony of long-suffering fans.
FIFA said in a statement Zimbabwe owe "an exceptional debt” to former national coach Brazilian Jose Claudinei Valinhos.
The start of the new season will pave the way for the Zimbabwe National Army Charity Cup penciled for the coming weekend.
Ndebele told VOA Studio 7 they expect a competitive season though everyone is worried about soccer hooliganism.
The game against Ireland at the Belerive Oval ground could spell the end of their World Cup campaign.
Black says his availability and the early arrival of Fyn will help the team develop their doubles partnership.
Zimbabwe fell to the West Indies despite putting up a spirited performance that was witnessed by Zimbabweans in the diaspora who turned up to watch their home team.
The West Indies will start off as the favorites after winning 34 of their previous 44 One Day International meetings but an upset is possible as Ireland have proved.
Sibanda (42), who became a soccer giant after securing the services of Zimbabwe’s soccer legend, striker Peter Ndlovu, died Saturday.
The two teams’ fans have been playing a guessing game on who will feature for their teams this season.