FC PLATINUM END BOSSO UNBEATEN RUN

Champions FC Platinum ended Highlanders’ unbeaten start to the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season with a 2-0 win at Mandava Saturday.

It was a hot afternoon for Highlanders at Mandava

In the weekend’s Game of the Week, FC Platinum scored either side of the halftime break with Soccer Star of the Year, Walter Musona sealing victory midway through the second half.

Highlanders went into the game unbeaten in 19 matches and enjoying a five-point lead at the top but leave Zvishavane beaten for the first time and now just two points ahead of Ngezi Platinum who beat Triangle 3-0 at Baobab Stadium.

FC Platinum fans celebrate the big win

FC Platinum had lost their last three league matches at Mandava since the resumption of Premiership in July.

At Baobab, Ngezi led 1-0 at halftime courtesy of Takunda Benhura and then added two more in the second half through Bruno Mtigo and captain Qadir Amini.

Ngezi Platinum closing in on Highlanders

In the day’s other matches, bottom-placed Black Rhinos stunned Bulawayo Chiefs 2-0 at Bata Stadium where the halftime score was goalless.

Green Fuel beat Hwange 1-0 at Gibbo Stadium while Chicken Inn were held 0-0 by Cranborne Bullets at Luveve while ZPC Kariba and CAPS United also ended goalless.

  Saturday Results

Black Rhinos   2-0  Bulawayo Chiefs

Chicken Inn     0-0  Cranborne Bullets

FC Platinum     2-0  Highlanders

Green Fuel       1-0  Hwange

Ngezi Platinum 3-0  Triangle

ZPC Kariba        0-0  Caps United

  Latest Standings

Club P W D L F A PTS
HIGHLANDERS 20 11 8 1 16 6 41
NGEZI PLATINUM 20 11 6 3 26 13 39
MANICA DIAMONDS 19 10 5 4 25 11 35
DYNAMOS 19 8 8 3 24 8 32
CHICKEN INN 20 8 8 4 19 14 32
FC PLATINUM 20 8 6 6 20 17 30
HERENTALS COLLEGE 19 7 7 5 21 18 28
GREEN FUEL 20 7 5 8 17 18 26
CAPS UNITED 20 6 7 7 18 16 25
BULAWAYO CHIEFS 20 6 6 8 23 23 24
HWANGE 20 6 6 8 17 19 24
ZPC KARIBA 20 6 6 8 13 23 24
SIMBA BHORA 19 4 8 7 14 16 20
TRIANGLE 20 3 11 6 13 22 20
SHEASHAM 19 3 11 5 9 18 20
CRANBORNE BULLETS 20 4 6 10 11 18 18
YADAH 19 5 2 12 13 28 17
BLACK RHINOS 20 3 6 11 11 22 15

 

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