LATEST: Chigumba steals the show

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Unpredictable Harare Giants Caps United beat Chicken 2-1 In Bulawayo courtesy of goals by Joel Ngodzo and Wisdom Mutasa yesterday.

Goal minder Prosper Chigumba was probably the reason why CAPS United went home with three points in the bag as he produced heroic saves that kept the Gamecocks at bay earning his side's crucial three points.

Ngodzo opened the scoring after converting a penalty following a foul on Mutasa edge of the box.

Mutasa went on to put his name on the scoresheet on the stroke of half-time, tapping in from a close range.

The Gamecocks pulled one back ten minutes into the second period through Innocent Muchaneka. They tried to get the equaliser but could not find it as the Green Machine keeper Chigumba denied them on several occasions.

The match ended 1-2 in favour of Makepekepe.

Log leaders FC Platinum dropped points in Harare when they were restricted to a 1-1 draw against Black Rhinos.

Allan Gahadzikwa gave Rhinos the cushion in the 40th minute before Rodwell Chinyengetere equalised in the 77th minute.

FC Platinum are now three points ahead of second-placed Ngezi Platinum who beat ZPC Kariba 1-0 at Baobab Stadium.

Madamburo got the winner through Keith Murera who netted in the 28th minute when he connected Micheal Charamba’s corner-kick.

Elsewhere, Shabanie Mine and Yadah settled for a goalless draw while Ephraim Mwinga was on target as Nichrut edged Bulawayo City.

Tinotenda Benza scored a brilliant rising shot in the second half which helped Herentals beat Bulawayo Chiefs 1-0.

The game between Triangle and Harare City ended in 1-1 stalemate. Lameck Nhamo was on target for the Sugar Boys while Ishmael Wadi secured the leveller for City.

— Zimbabwe Eye


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