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HIGHLANDERS continued with their disappointing start to their 2014 soccer season when they were held to a goalless affair by premiership returnees Chapungu FC in a Castle Larger Premier Soccer league match played at Ascot Stadium Saturday.

Despite losing most of their pre-season encounters, three times in the hands of Platinum FC, the 2013 premiership runners-up were expected to take the initiative and allay fears they would not miss it this time.

Bosso have, during the last two seasons, come so close to winning the premiership marathon, losing on goal difference to rivals Dynamos FC.

Bosso coach, Kelvin Kaindu, who arrived at the match a few hours before the match, said he was happy his charges were creating the necessary opportunities to find the net, although a largely barren strike force has let the team down.

Highlanders raided the market during the off-season period and emerged with highly rated footballers who are yet to prove their worth in black and white colours.

Milton Ncube played with more purpose and was denied a goal on several occasions by an alert Roy Mazingi, in goal for the air force side.

Elsewhere, another army side Black Rhinos announced their return to the premiership with a 1-0 defeat of the Methembe Ndlovu coached Bulawayo side, Bantu Rovers in a game played at Bulawayo’s Luveve Stadium.

Brian Muzondiwa got the priceless goal after 18 minutes of play to give a good start to the season the army side knows should be managed well lest they return to the less illustrious lower rungs of the national game.

In another match played at the same venue, Chicken Inn did themselves a favour by registering an emphatic 3-0 victory over visiting Harare City, who finished the season last year a close number three.

The Game Cocks struck only seven minutes into the match with a goal from Canaan Nkomo.

Veteran footballer Mkhokheli Dube came in the 34th minute to give the Bulawayo side a second goal before Ishmael Lawe hammered the final nail on the Sunshine Boys’ coffin with an 89th minute strike.

In Chiredzi, Premiership debutants Chiredzi FC were disappointed to concede an injury time goal from Platinum FC’s Thabani Kamusoko after they had surged ahead with a first half strike by Munyaradzi Chiwara, in a goal that can easily become the fastest goal of this year’s premiership.

Chiwara struck just 30 seconds into the game just when the ambitious platinum miners were still warming up their engines.


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