Flame Lilly maintain lead

HARARE - Flame  Lilly are on course for promotion into the Castle Premiership after beating Lake Harvest 1-0 to remain on top of World Navi Northern Region Division One Soccer League with two games left before the end of the season.

With the win the Zimbabwe Prison Service side now top the log standing with 70 points one point ahead of second placed Gunners who DC Academy 2-1 .

“Our aim now is to win our remaining games and we told our boys that we need to be more focused at this stage of the season,” Flame Lilly assistant coach Masimba Mutame told the Daily News yesterday.

“We just need to play our normal game and as the log leaders we need to maintain our winning ways to remain on top position so that we can win the championship at the end of the season.

“As the technical department we are happy with the performance of the players this season. We don’t want to put ourselves under unnecessary pressure.

Flame Lilly face Starbill and Black Mambas in their remaining two fixtures.

“We approach every match with positive mind but to tell you the truth there are no easy games at this stage.

“I think this is one of the toughest season in northern region race, if you look at some previous seasons at this stage the champions could be have already crowned,” added the former Dstv Rangers coach.

Third placed Mushowani manage to maintain pressure on the leading pack after beating Commando Bullets 2-0 and trail the log leaders with five points.

Meanwhile, the relegation dogfight has already claimed the scalp of Royal Classic and seasoned campaigners Twalumba who are on bottom and second from the bottom with nine and 24 points respectively.

Weekend Results 

DStv Rangers 1 Blue Swallows 1, Commando 0 Mushowani 2, Lake Harvest 0 Flame Lily 1, Starbill 1 ZRP Morris 1, Black Mambas 1 Karoi 1, DC Academy 1 Gunners 2, Bindura 3 Seven Flames 0, Chegutu 1 Twalumba 1

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