Tinotenda Nyanzira, Sports Reporter
MUSHOWANI registered their fifth win of the season as they overcome Chapungu with a 2-1 win at Trojan on Sunday and ease relegation woes, for now.
The result took the Tiki Tiki Taka Boys’ unbeaten run to four games having last tasted defeat on August 11 to Dynamos.
They are now 12th on the standings through separated by one point with those in the relegation zone.
Mushowani coach Newman Mashipe admits they are not yet safe but confident of surviving.
“We are not yet out of the relegation but now focus is required and players also need to work hard.
“Of course at the moment I’m relieved that we are out of the red zone but there are still a number of games to be played.
“I know we are unbeaten in four games but zvimwe ndezvashe maybe it is our moment since football has phases,” said Mashipe.
Mushowani Stars boss also opened up about their chances of surviving relegation this season since they moved to 12th place on Sunday.
“You know it’s every coach’s ambition to survive relegation and it’s not going to be an easy road for us. So it’s fighting and fighting until we achieve our goal.
“Our win motivated the players but it’s all about guarding against complacency,” he said.
“I’m happy with our second half performances since moving to Trojan and also happy that we are managing to score though conceding still remains our area of concerns.
“It was a crucial victory for us, you know with this situation which teams around are winning their games.”