Highlanders triumphant as Caps United surrender top spot

HARARE – Highlanders picked up their first set of maximum points while Caps United produced a goalless draw to surrender log leaders’ status during Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Match Day 2 round of matches played in different parts of the country Saturday.

A 59th minute strike by McKinnon Mushore earned the footballer’s debut goal in Highlanders colours and was all the Bulawayo side needed to collect three points against hosts Black Rhinos in a match played at the National Sports Stadium.

Caps United and home side Ngezi Platinum played to a goalless draw at Baobab Stadium while defending champions FC Platinum took over top spot with a 1-0 victory over visiting Cranborne Bullets at Mandava.

Former champions Chicken Inn produced a 1-0 triumph at home to Tonderai Ndiraya’s Simba Bhora while Green Fuel and Herentals played to a 1-1 draw at Gibbo Stadium.

Match Day 2 of the premiership round of matches continues this Sunday with Dynamos at home to newcomers Sheasham at the National Sports Stadium.

Manica Diamonds are also at home to Triangle at Gibbo Stadium with Yadah taking on Hwange at the National Sports Stadium.

A Monday clash between ZPC Kariba and Bulawayo Chiefs shall put a lid to Week 2 of the premiership campaign.

Saturday Results:

FC Platinum 1-0 Cranborne Bullets, Chicken Inn 1-0 Simba Bhora, Black Rhinos 0-1 Highlanders, Green Fuel 1-1 Herentals, Ngezi 0-0 Caps United

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