Chiefs on song

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Rahman Gumbo

ZIFA Southern Region Division One league title contenders Bulawayo Chiefs continued to stretch their lead at the top of the log table after a 3-0 victory over Rufaro Rovers at Dingumuzi in Plumtree on Saturday.

Sukoluhle Mthethwa

Bulawayo Chiefs coached by former Warriors gaffer Rahman Gumbo are top of the log standings with 50 points from 22 games.

Rufaro Rovers have struggled in the league and Saturday’s result did not come as a suprise as the Hwange side has had only three wins and four draws from 22 games. They sit at the bottom of the log table with 13 points.

Trailblazing police side Blackboots dismissed former Premier League side Zimbabwe Saints 2-1 at Fairbridge on Saturday.

Chikwata were hoping to collect maximum points after playing a goalless draw against Hwange Juniors at Luveve in a mid-week game, but failed as Blackboots were searching for full points to pile pressure on Bulawayo Chiefs.

Blackboots are second on the log table with 44 points from 22 games while Zimbabwe Saints are on position six with 32 points from the same number of games.

Bantu Rovers, owned by Methembe “Mayor” Ndlovu, collected a point from the goalless draw away to Bulawayo Jumbos at Brady Barracks on Saturday before gathering maximum points against Technosphere in a 1-0 win on Sunday.

Bantu Rovers are now third with 39 points, 11 behind log leaders Bulawayo Chiefs.
Technosphere beat Ajax Hostpurs 2-0, but failed to find the winning formula against Bantu Rovers on Sunday.

Hwange Juniors had a good weekend beating Mkosana 3-0 in Hwange on Saturday before Sunday’s 2-1 triumph over Ajax Hotspurs.

In other matches, Tsholotsho Pirates played a 1-1 draw with New West. ZPC Hwange beat Mpumalanga 2-1 while Quelaton dismissed Ntabazinduna 2-0 on Sunday.