Central Region Div One league takes break

WHAWHA are leading the pack as the Central Region Division One League goes on a mid-season break.
Last year this time around Chapungu were on the rampage as they topped the table on an unbeaten run, which at the end saw them winning the title.

Likewise it is another security forces team which is at the top of the table.

However, it seems it will be a much tightly contested season unlike the previous year where Chapungu were the runaway champions. This season, half way through, teams in the top four have a chance of making it into the premier league.

Whahwa being the seasoned campaigners in the league have a slight edge over the rest of the contenders as shown by their consistence so far, while the surprise package is right behind the fellow security forces ZRP Beitbridge, fellow debutants Gweru City and Tongogara.

Both debutants have been in scintillating form and one would doubt that the two teams were new in the league because they have been challenging and performing consistently unlike most debutants. The teams find themselves in a very promising position as they lie second on the log and are just four points shy of the log leaders.

With three teams tied on 25 points the Prison Guards are not at all in a safe position as they need to keep winning games hoping that other teams falter.

Tongongara, Gweru City and ZRP Beitbridge are all on 29 points and are only separated by goal differences,A� proving the competitiveness of the league.

The league has been marred by some clubs falling out as they have failed to pay affiliation fees that has seen 14 teams compete for honours instead of the previously agreed 16.

As the teams go to the break there has been 514 goals scored with most teams having played 13 games. Nkayi United and Gaths Mine will this Sunday play their rescheduled fixture in Nkayi.

ZRP Beitbridge have scored the most goals in the league having scored 28, Hwahwa 24, Platinum 25. The low lying teams have contributed to the amount of goals that have been scored as Nkayi and Chomumvuri have both conceded 29, Zvishavane 30 and Silo 25.