Kiglon …………………………….(0) 1
Washington Pakamisa became the hero of the day when his 70th minute strike earned relegation threatened Kiglon maximum points against championship chasing Dynamos in a Premiership tie at Rufaro Wednesday.
The loss derailed Dynamos’ aspirations of winning the championship as rivals Motor action extended their lead after a one-all draw against defending champions Gunners across town at Gwanzura.
The Mighty Bulls now have 59 points while Dynamos are on 57, with three games each left to play.
For Kiglon, the win a huge relief as they moved into 10th place with 33 points leaving Black Mambas, Shooting Stars, Douglas Warriors, Lengthens and FC Victoria battling for survival.
This season, Kiglon has picked up four points from Dynamos after playing out a 0-0 draw in the reverser fixture.
After the match, Mutasa was in cloud nine and had this to say: “I think I have told a number of people that I am a professional. A number of people were thinking that I was going to sympathise with DeMbare, No. “
His counterpart Elvis Chiweshe said: “We had a bad day in office, we have been playing so badly for the past two matches, but I think there is room for improvement.”
In the dying stages of the game as Kiglon goalkeeper Maxwell Nyamupangedengu was forced to take an early shower for a second bookable offence.
The man in the centre Thabani Bhamala who had a tight grip on the match said the second card was for time wasting.
Kiglon third substitute Vimbayi Madamombe had to replace Nyamupangedengu in the last four minutes of injury time.
Just before Bhamala blew to end the first half, there was an incident which left Dynamos coach Chiweshe injured and he had to finish the match with a bandaged head.
The Kiglon defense cleared the ball straight to Chuchu who in the process of jumping to stop the ball hit the home team cabin sustaining a serious cut on his forehead.
The goal that separated the two teams came in the 70th minute when Dynamos were caught on a counter attack. The ball was cleared by Dominic Benati to Devon Chafa in the middle of the park who did not waste time releasing Martin Vengesayi on the right flank.
Vengesayi responded swiftly with a low cross that Guthrie Zhokinyi missed much to the delight of Pakamisa who directed it home to thrust Kiglon into the lead.
Dynamos had a goal disallowed after they had capitalised a goal mouth melee infringing the goalkeeper in the process.
Dynamos: W Arubi, D Kutyauripo, A Mbara, G Magariro (M Mahala 8th min), G Zhokinyi, M Makopa, T Kamusoko, (D Maringwa 66th min), E Gwekwerere, B Marere, A Gutu, D Chivandire, (M Murape 78th min),
Kiglon: M Nyamupangedengu, T Magorimbo, B Dominic, (V Madamombe 89th min) M Atlast, G Bello, C Mukanhiri, (D Chafa 57th min) M Vengesayi, V Mukudu, E Chitato, W Pakamisa, (W Madondo 81st min) G Kwaramba)