Chapungu move to second position

CHAPUNGU were the biggest winners in Week 23 of the Central Soccer League after trouncing hapless Blanket Mine 6-0 at Ascot Stadium to move to second position, reducing Tripple B’s lead at the top to 11 points.

Report by Sports Correspondent

The airmen dislodged Strikers FC from second position and now have 45 points, three clear of the Beitbridge side who were on a bye this weekend.

Tripple B were held to a goalless draw by resurgent FC Platinum U-19 and had their lead at the summit of the log reduced to 11 points. Friday Phiri, the Tripple B coach, however, felt the draw would not affect his team’s charge towards promotion into top-flight football next season. He, however, conceded that the game against FC Platinum was one of the toughest encounters and was glad to have picked a point from Mandava.

“It was a tough game and I am glad we managed to come out with a point. The young guys put up quite a fight and made it difficult for us to settle down. I don’t think the draw will affect us in any way. Our title campaign is on course and this time I don’t think anything will happen to stop us,” he said.

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