PSL roundup

Chicken Inn and Warriors forward Tendai Ndoro looks billed to clinch the prestigious PSL Golden Boot of the Year accolade, with three games left before the curtain comes down on the season.

The Gamecox’s trusted gunmen opened a 4-goal lead when he inspired his troops into a 2-0 victory against Zvishavane-based FC Platinum last weekend. Ndoro has found the net 16 times in 27 matches.

The lanky forward has been in trailblazing form this season, a development that saw him get a call up to the national team, where he has also not disappointed. During the country’s Cosafa Cup campaign, Ndoro played well, his talismanic skills and pace towards goal, becoming one of the key highlights of the tournament.

He is trailed on the top goal scorers’ sheet by Buffaloes’ Steven Sibanda, who has 12 goals. Aleck Marime, who moved to Beitbridge, where he joined now relegated side, Tripple B at the beginning of the season, following the relegation of former his former club, Hardbody, has scored 11 goals so far.

He is tied on the same score with Triangle’s Misheck Mburayayi, who was on target when his side held champions Dynamos in a league match played at Gibbo Stadium on Sunday. Harare City’s Osborne Mukuradare and Jacob Muzokomba from Buffaloes are also tied on 10 goals each.

Meanwhile, Highlanders and Harare City, both locked in the race for the championship together with Dembare, will get a rare opportunity to taste their formulas when they clash at Mandava Stadium on Saturday, in the Mbada Diamonds Cup quarter-final.

City lie second to Dembare on the PSL log, with 49 points each, but the defending champions are above on goal difference, while Bosso trail the duo by a point.

In the remaining fixtures, the two sides meet again in what looks like the championship decider therefore making the weekend cup match important in weighing either’s side preparedness for a last smile.

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