Action in the Harare Indoor Hockey League resumed on Monday with seasoned campaigners Eradicators of Mufakose posting their second victory in as many matches after a 7-3 win over Hockey Club at Sunrise Sports Club.
Eradicators Mufakose went on the offensive from the onset taking a 4-0 lead to halftime courtesy of a hat-trick by Clever Ngwira and another goal by Keith Kachambwa.
Kachambwa would complete his brace in the second half before his sibling Vincent secured maximum points with the seventh goal.
Winless Hockey Club got their consolation goals through Louis Munyama and Shingirai Tswarayi.
In a women’s league match played at the same venue, current log leaders Manolios Scorpions secured their second win of the season after a hard fought 3-2 win over Sting-hers.
Meanwhile, Hockey Club will be hoping to bounce back from Monday’s loss when they meet Sunrise in the main match on Thursday evening at Sunrise.
In the other match Eradicators Mbare will be hoping to get their first victory of the season when they meet Old Georgians, while in the women’s league, Chelsea Drifters will clash with Double Drifters.
This year’s league promises to be the most competitive in recent years as the number of teams has increased.
In the men’s league, Sunrise are fielding two teams, Sunrise and Sunrise A while Eradicators have three sides, Eradicators Mbare, Eradicators National and Eradicators Mufakose.
Old Georgians and Universals complete the number of teams in the men’s league.
Besides Manolios Scorpions and Sting-hers, other teams in the women’s league include Sunrise Chicks, Chelsea Drifters, Double Drifters, Extreme Pros and Eradicators.