Rhinos open six-point lead

HARARE - Northern Region Division One League pacesetters Black Rhinos have opened up a six-point lead at the top of the table after beating ZRP Morris 2-1 over the weekend.

Chauya Chipembere, who are bidding for a Premiership return after being relegated two seasons ago, now lead the log standings with 25 points from 11 matches having managed eights wins, one draw and two defeats.

Gunners, Cranborne Bullets and Golden Valley are the closest to Rhinos as they all have 19 points from the same number of games.

Gunners were held to a goalless draw against Dstv while Cranborne defeated ZRP FC 2-0 with Golden Valley held to another goalless draw by visiting Flame Lily.

In Central Region, Shabanie Mine maintained pole position despite a goalless draw against ZRP Gwanda.

Shabanie Mine are on 22 points after 10 rounds of action, two ahead of second-placed Blanket Mine who were held to a goalless draw at ZPC Munyati.

In Southern Region, Bantu Rovers maintained their position at the top of the log with 27 points from 10 matches after dispatching Talen Vision 2-0.

Bongani Somali and Joshua Wilson scored for Bantu Rovers.

Amagagasi are on second trailing Bantu by one point. Amagagasi were held to a 1-1 draw by Technosphere over the weekend. In other matches, Bulawayo Chiefs lost 2-0 to ZRP Bulawayo in a local derby.


Northern Region: Commando 1, Banket 1; Darwin 1, Karoi 2; Shamva 2, Lake Harvest 2; Herentals 2, Chegutu 0; ZRP FC 0, Cranborne 2; Black Rhinos 2, ZRP Morris 1; Golden Valley 0, Flame Lily 0; Blue Swallows 0, Mushowani 0; Gunners 0, DSTV 0

Southern Region: Bulawayo Chiefs 0, ZRP Bulawayo 2; Bosso 90   0, Black Boots 2; Ntabazinduna 1, Makomo 0; Talen Vision 0, Bantu Rovers 2; Indlovu Iyanyathela 0, Casmyn 2; Victoria Falls Tigers 2, ZPC Hwange 0; Technosphere 1, Amagagasi 1

Central Region: Whawha 0, Kwekwe Sables 0; ZRP Gwanda 0, Shabanie Mine 0; Ivan Hoe Mine 4, ZRP Beitbridge 2; FC Platinum U19 1, Vumbachikwe 0; Nichrut 3, Jessie Mine 0; ZPC Munyati 0, Blanket Mine 0; Gweru United 1, Chrome Stars 0

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