Border Strikers 1
Highlanders (0) 2
BULAWAYO giants Highlanders came from behind to collect maximum points from battling Border Strikers in a league match played at Dulibadzimu stadium yesterday.
BY TAFADZWA NDIRAIRE
Second half goals from Ralph Matema and Nhlanhla Ndlovu outweighed Tabwe Kalunga’s first half goal to give the visitors all set of points taking their points tally to 38, six adrift of leaders FC Platinum.They remain third with Caps United on second position with 43 points from the same number of matches.
Highlanders came into the match desperate for maximum points to catch up with the leading pack.
The Beitbridge based side meanwhile, came into the duel buoyed by their previous giant slaying act following their victory over Dynamos at the venue.
Vavheneki quickly settled into the match and were in the driving seat as early as the twelfth minute when Kalunga gave them the moral boosting ealry lead.
Bosso toiled for the equaliser but the log anchors held firm as they looked in firm position not to relinquish their lead.
After the breather the Bulawayo based side came rejuvenated by the words of wisdom from Akbay determined for an equaliser.
Prince Dube flighted an inch perfect freekick into the path of Matema who headed home the equaliser after 69 minutes of action.
Ndlovu sealed the victory in the last minute of the match when he pounced for the lead to complete an impressive comeback.