Ngezi Platinum Stars beat visiting How Mine 2-nil at Baobab Stadium to maintain their 100 percent winning record in the PSL this season.
A brace by striker Terrence Dzvukamanja in the second half ensured ‘Madamburo’ who are coached by Tonderai Ndiraya maintained their top spot on the PSL log.
The match which was played at high tempo lived up to expectation as both sides attacked from the first whistle.
Both teams missed a number of good scoring opportunities in the first half, came back from the interval determined to outdo each other, although the home side enjoyed possession and it was a matter of time before they opened their account.
Madamburo scored in the 65th minute through livewire Terrence Dzvukamanja who placed his shot wide of Donnovan Bernard in goal for How Mine from captain Liberty Chakoroma pass to score.
Both sides made changes soon after the goal but Ngezi got their second in the 89th minute from Dzvukamanja.
Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya was thrilled with the win considering he had seven senior and regular players injured.
How Mine coach, Zambian Kelvin Kaindu was disappointed with his team’s performance which he said was below par.
Ngezi Platinum left back, 21 year old Nelson Ketala played a blinder combining well with Donald Teguru and Dzvukamanja on the flanks in the absence of injured Qadir Amin who together with captain Partson Jaure, Byron Madzokere, and Xolisani Ncube among others.
Next up for Ngezi is a trip to Harare against debutants Yadah FC at the National Sports Stadium.
Meanwhile, in the other PSL fixture today, Chapungu lost 2-1 at home to visiting Hwange.