Eastern Region battle continues

THE battle for the sole ticket into top-flight football action continues today in the Eastern Region Division One League as pacesetters Triangle lock horns with Surrey at Gibbo Stadium.

REPORT BY SPORTS CORRESPONDENT

With six matches to go before the curtain comes down, Triangle are occupying the top spot with 61 points from 24 matches.

Hippo, who are second with 56 points from 24 matches, take on Mkwasine at their favourite hunting ground at Chishamiso.

Masvingo-based Setheo — also in the race for the sole ticket —take on Mwenezana.

Setheo are in third position with 56 points from 24 matches.

Hippo Valley head coach Taku Shariwa said they still had a chance to pip Triangle.

“Anything can happen in football. We need to believe in ourselves.

“What we need is just to continue to collect maximum points and we need to win starting tomorrow (today),” he said.
Triangle head coach Gishon Ntini was banking on experience.

“I think I have got experienced players in my squad who have seen it all.

“l don’t think we are going to fail at the last minute. We just need to continue to collect maximum points,” he said.

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