Four teams in the ZPSL clashed this afternoon as the battle for the title continues. In a highly anticipated match, Premiership Log leaders Chicken Inn drew one all with second placed FC Platinum.
By Tongai Mwenje
The Zvishavane based team got its first goal in the 15th minute through Tatenda Dzumbunu. The ‘Gamecocks’ as popularly known by its fans, came from behind to secure a one all draw through Clemence Matawu in the 49th minute. The equalizer proved to be a crucial goal as Chicken Inn has preserved its pole position with only four games remaining to the trophy.
The GameCocks lead the Castle Premiership log table with 53 points from 26 games, while second-placed FC Platinum have 49 points.
The stalemate has revived defending champions Dynamos’ hopes of defending their title as their 47 points from 26 games means they are still within touching distance of the top two.
The match was one of the highly anticipated one by multitudes of fans as it appeared to provide a goal mouth action as FC Platinum are currently the highest scoring team in the top flight league with 47 goals to their credit, while Chicken Inn are second with 38 goals.
Meanwhile, the beleaguered Bulawayo giants, Highlanders had Knox Mutizwa to thank as he grabbed an equalizer in the 43th minute after Chapungu got their first in the 38th minute. The controversial game ended in one all draw.