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Highlanders crash to Shabanie
09/11/2014 00:00:00
by Sports Reporter
 
Succumbed to yet another defeat . . . Mark Mathe, Highlanders' coach
 
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Shabanie Mine 2-1 Highlanders
Hwange 0-1 FC Platinum

HIGHLANDERS suffered yet another morale sapping defeat when they were edged 2-1 by Shabanie Mine in a Castle Premiership match at Maglas Stadium on Sunday.

The win saw Shabanie move to 13th spot on 35 points ahead of their final match against Triangle. They now have the same points with Harare City who picked up a point against Caps United at the National Sports Stadium.

Smart Muchabaiwa gave Shabanie Mine the lead after seven minutes of play and Xolani Ncube added the second in the 54th minute. Muchabaiwa received his marching orders three minutes from time for dissent.

Gabriel Nyoni pulled one back in the 79th minute but it was not enough to salvage Highlanders' faltering season.

At the Colliery, FC Platinum confirmed their place in the 2014 edition of the Mbada Diamonds Cup when they edged Hwange 1-0 through a Walter Musona header, six minutes after the breather.

A good delivery from a corner kick from left back Elvis Moyo was met by the head by Musona for the opener. Elvis was injured five minutes later and was replaced by Qadr Amini on the left wingback position.

In other matches played on Sunday, Triangle moved closer to safety when they beat already relegated Chiredzi FC 1-0 at Gibbo through a Richard Kawondera strike in the fourth minute.

As usual, the talkative Chiredzi coach Gishon Ntini, formerly of Triangle, alleged that his former paymasters had bribed his players to lose the match.

Triangle, who now have former Highlanders coach Kelvin Kaindu as their technical adviser, have 37 points, the same as Chapungu who overcame Black Rhinos 1-0 via a Ngonidzashe Murisa penalty kick in the 14th minute of the match.

How Mine thumped Bantu Rovers 3-0 at Hartsfield. Bantu had already been relegated and had nothing to play for.

Godfrey Nguwodzawo scored twice while Kuda Musharu scored his 12th goal of the season after a two month drought.

Luke Masomere's men moved to 40 points and their last match against Dynamos at Rufaro Stadium in a fortnight will decide the Harare side's fate this season.

RESULTS

Saturday: ZPC Kariba 2-1 Dynamos (National Sports Stadium), Chicken Inn 2-0 Buffaloes (Hartsfield)

Sunday: Shabanie Mine 2-1 Highlanders, How Mine 3-0 Bantu Rovers, Triangle 1 -0 Chiredzi, Caps United 1-1 Harare City, Chapungu 1-0 Black Rhinos, Hwange 0-1 FC Platinum



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