The Sunday News
Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter
HWANGE Football Club continued with their march towards a return to the Premier Soccer League when they edged their Zifa Southern Region Division One fellow title aspirants Arenel Movers 1-0 at the Colliery Stadium yesterday.
Kelly Shiyandindi, the Hwange captain converted from the spot in the 42nd minute to hand the log leaders victory over the second-placed Arenel.
It was a contentious penalty awarded by referee Donacious Munenge after one of the assistant referees, Tapiwa Sibanda raised the flag to signal a foul inside the box. The decision did not go down well with the Arenel technical team which reportedly attacked Sibanda after the game only to be restrained by the players and the police.
With yesterday’s win, Hwange, who have a game in hand against Binga Pirates are now on 42 points, six ahead of Arenel who remained on 36 points.
ZPC Hwange hammered Mainline 3-0, Zimbabwe Saints overpowered Bosso90 4-3, Quality Foods were 3-1 victorious over Indonsakusa while CIWU beat Indlovu Iyanyathela 1-0.
This afternoon, Makhandeni Pirates face Talen Vision at White City Stadium’s B-Arena, Mountain Climbers are up against Casymn in the early kick off at the same venue while Ajax Hotspurs take on Binga Pirates at White City Stadium. — Follow on Twitter @Mdawini_29