Motor Action 0-0 Highlanders
HIGHLANDERS successfully negotiated a major hurdle in their title push after avoiding defeat to Motor Action at Rufaro on Saturday.
With their closest pursuers FC Platinum and Shabanie Mine not in action until Sunday, Kevin Kaindu watched his man stretch their advantage at the top of the Premier League table to six points.
Most importantly for Kevin Kaindu, his men maintained their unbeaten start to the 2012 season which has seen them win seven and draw three.
The last time Highlanders opened a season in such form was in 2006, and they went on to win the title that year.
Elsewhere, Evans Chikwaikwai and Tendai Mukamba were both on target as Chicken Inn beat Hwange at Luveve.
Rodwell Chinyengetere scored for the coal miners who were beaten 4-1 by Shabanie Mine in their last fixture.
Moses Chunga’s Black Mambas continued to sing the blues after a 1-0 defeat to fast improving Harare City at Gwanzura.
Premier League debutants Harare City sent shockwaves in the top division on Wednesday after beating Dynamos 1-0 at Rufaro. Saturday’s win lifted them seven points clear of relegation.
Premier Soccer League Results
Black Mambas 0-1 Harare City; Motor Action 0-0 Highlanders; Chicken Inn 2-1 Hwange
Gunners v Dynamos (Larfarge); Quelaton v Hardbody (Luveve); Shabanie Mine v Monomotapa (Maglas); Blue Rangers v FC Platinum (Gwanzura), CAPS United v Buffaloes (National Sports Stadium)