In an electrifying showdown at Rufaro Stadium, newly promoted side Bikita Minerals clinched their maiden victory in the Castle Lager Premiership, edging past CAPS United with a solitary goal. Meanwhile, FC Platinum maintained their commanding position atop the league standings with a hard-fought draw against Chicken Inn.

Bikita Minerals made a resounding statement in the Castle Lager Premiership with a gritty 1-0 triumph over CAPS United at Rufaro Stadium. Carlos Makambira’s decisive strike in the 28th minute propelled Saul Chaminuka’s squad to their inaugural league win, igniting celebrations among the newly promoted side.

In another fiercely contested encounter, FC Platinum were held to a 2-2 draw against Chicken Inn at Mandava Stadium. Lawrence Mhlanga and a scorer yet to be named found the net for the Zvishavane miners, while Lincoln Mangaira and Micheal Charamba responded with goals for the Gamecocks, ensuring an enthralling stalemate.

Elsewhere in the league, TelOne and Greenfuel battled to a 1-1 draw at Greenfuel Arena, while Manica Diamonds and Chegutu Pirates settled for a goalless stalemate at Sakubva Stadium. Similarly, Arenel and Herentals played out a scoreless draw, highlighting the competitive nature of the Premiership fixtures.

Castle Lager Premiership Matchday 3 Results:

  • CAPS United 0-1 Bikita Minerals
  • FC Platinum 2-2 Chicken Inn
  • ZPC Kariba 0-0 Ngezi Platinum
  • Green Fuel 1-1 Telone
  • Manica Diamonds 0-0 Chegutu Pirates