Railstars failed to capitalise on a chance to close the gap on Quelaton when they were held to a goalless draw by ZPC Hwange in a Zifa Buscod Southern Region Division One Football League match at Raylton Sports Club on Saturday.
Log-leaders Quelaton continued to prove their mettle in the league and maintained their stay on top of the log standings when they dismissed Bantu Rovers 3-1 in one of the major highlights of the league at Luveve Stadium on Saturday. Quelaton have accumulated 52 points with Railstars trailing by six points.
In other games, Mpumalanga dismissed Black Boots 3-1 in Hwange.
Only a point separates the two teams with Black Boots on position 10 with 29 points while Mpumalanga are on position 11.
Elsewhere, Makhandeni Pirates beat Ntabazinduna 2-1 at White City Stadium on Saturday. Kujatana-Victoria Falls United’s troubles continued as they went down 2-1 to Sao Paulo.
Kujatatana have only won three games, draw twice and have lost 17 times with only 11 points collected up to date. New West City beat Power Cosmos 3-2 in Victoria Falls on Saturday.
New West are placed eighth on the log with 29 points while Power Cosmos are on position 12 with 24 points.
Hwange Juniors beat Makokoba City Warriors 1-0 in Hwange. Makokoba City Warriors are struggling and they are second from the bottom of the log with 17 points.
They have won four games, drawn five times and lost 13 times. Hwange Juniors are placed fifth with 38 points from 22 matches played with 11 wins, five draws and six losses.
In the only match played on Sunday, How Mine walloped Zambezi Lions 5-0 in the resort town of Victoria Falls.
Zambezi Lions are third from the bottom of the log with only 18 points while How Mine are seventh with 30 points.