Ngezi Platinum Stars announced their intention to fight for this year’s PSL top accolade when they gave newly appointed Hwange FC coach, Bigboy Mawiwi a 4-1 demolition at Baobab on Sunday to claim pole position.
Fellow platinum miners FC Platinum had occupied the summit on Saturday when they laboured to a 1-nil win over Bantu Rovers at Luveve stadium.
The win gave Ngezi Platinum a two point lead ahead of FC Platinum who are second on 35 points.
Reigning champions Caps United suffered yet another set-back when they were edged 3-2 by Harare City in a city derby at the newly opened Rufaro stadium.
Winless Tsholotsho continued to chase for a first win this season but it was elusive again as they were held 1-all by How Mine at Dulivadzimu while ZPC Kariba were also held nil-all by PSL new boys, Yadah at Nyamhunga.
Dynamos bounced back to winning ways to dispatch Triangle 2-1 at Rufaro stadium. Captain fantastic Ocean Mushure hammered the final nail in the coffin as he condemned the sugar cane boys to their sixth defeat.
Highlanders also redeemed themselves to beat a stubborn Shabanie Mine 2-nil at Maglas stadium. \
Godknows Makaruse had given Bosso the lead with veteran striker Ralph Mathema increasing the tally.
In a battle of the uniformed forces the airmen Chapungu roasted Black Rhinos 3-nil.
Black Rhinos went into the match trying to atone and reduce the gap between them and log leaders having dropped some points in the second half.
Chicken Inn edged fellow city neighbours Bulawayo City 1-nil at a poorly attended Bulawayo derby at Barbourfields.
Innocent Mucheneka was on target for the Gamecocks.