ZPC Hwange showcased some fine class this past weekend with a top drawer performance that saw them cut Bulawayo Chiefs’ lead atop the Southern Region Division One log standings.
The power generation company-owned side was in a class of its own as they thumped army outfit Indlovu Iyanyathela 4-nil, in what was the weekend’s top score.
It took a brace by Keith Mavinga and a goal apiece by Peter Ghani and Morgen Nyoni for the Hwange-based side who have a game in hand against ZRP Bulawayo to cut an inactive Chiefs’ lead to 13 points.
The log leaders, Bulawayo Chiefs are on 37 points from 13 matches while ZPC Hwange is on 24 points.
In other matches played over the weekend, Bosso 90 collected maximum points over bottom-placed Victoria Falls Tigers courtesy of a solitary strike by Muziwakhe Dlamini.
The result saw Bosso 90 maintain their third spot on the log standings.
Police side ZRP Bulawayo extended their winless streak to eight games after losing 2-1 at home against league debutants Zim Leopards.
Turk Mine-based Casmyn and Mosi Rovers drew nil-all while another draw was recorded in the Amagagasi versus Makomo encounter that ended in a 1-all stalemate.
Chiwororo was in a no nonsense mood as they powered past police side Blackboots by 2 goals to nil in what was only their second victory in the 13 matches they have played.
With half of the season now done, Bulawayo Chiefs look set to win the sole ticket for promotion to the top flight.