Gunners march on in Northern region

HARARE - World Navi Northern Region Division One Soccer League pacesetters Gunners maintained their stranglehold on pole position with a 2-0 win over Twalumba FC at Dzivareskwa Stadium on Saturday.

The 2009 Zimbabwean champions now top the log standings with 40 points, three points ahead of second-placed Flame Lilly.

Gunners started their campaign this season on a positive note, winning 12 games, drawing four and losing only one.

Twalumba, who were also pre-season favourites to clinch the title this season, have had a bad start, winning four games, draw four and losing nine.

With their defeat Wilson Mutekede’s men remain on third position from bottom of the log standing with 16 points.

Second-placed Flame Lilly maintained pressure on the log leaders after beating DC Academy 1-0 at Thomlison.

Former log leaders Bindura United continued with their revival after beating league debutants Karoi United 1-0 at Chipadze.

John Wilo’s charges had good start to their campaign this season however, they have been blowing hot and cold in recent matches and are now on third position with 36 points, four points behind log leaders.

Former Premiership side Black Mambas, who were also tipped for a quick return to the top-flight league at the start of the season, continued with their poor form losing 1-0 to Mushowani.

Seasoned campaigners DStv Rangers continued with their poor form after they went down to Lake Harvest.

DStv are now some 22 points behind the log leaders as they only have 18 points from a possible 51.

Results: Seven Flames 1 Royal Classic 1, Twalumba 0 Gunners 2, Bindura 2 Karoi United 0, Ngezi Platinum 2 ZRP Morris 0, DC Academy 0 Flame Lilly 1, Black Mambas 0 Mushowani 1, Starbill 1 Blue Swallows 0, Lake Harvest 1 DStv Rangers 0, Chegutu Pirates 1 Commando 0

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