Bosso dodges a Cranborne Bullet

By Mathias Dube and Minenhle Tshuma

Highlanders came from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw with Cranborne Bullets at Barbourfields stadium yesterday afternoon.
Technical Manager Mandla Mpofu made 2 changes from the side that played a goalless draw with Triangle United FC at Gibbo Stadium. Top goal scorer Nqobizitha Masuku and Striker Stanley Ngala missed the game through injury.

Toto Banda and Muziwakhe Dhlamini were handed their debut start in the first eleven.

Bosso survived a fifth minute scare when Jarrison Selemar beat defender Andrew Tandi on the centre line, charged towards the skipper Ariel Sibanda but failed to deliver a final pass to the better positioned Brian Muzondiwe.

The Hurricanes scored the opening goal in the 11th minute when an unmarked Tadiwa Chibunyu headed home a Prince Mutasa cross from the left side.

Minutes later, Muzondiwa capitalised on yet another central defence mix, sinking the ball into the net.
Silla reduced the deficit in the 35th minute with a deflected long range shot off a Cranborne Bullet player.

Mpofu made 2 substitutes after the goal, defender Crispen Ncube and Muziwakhe Dhlamini made way for Andrew Mbeba and Washington Navaya.

Bosso controlled the game, dominated in possession but failed to utilise their Chances.
The Hurricanes went into the break leading 2-1.

At the start of the second half Mantengwane controlled the game and hurricanes were overplayed.

Bosso efforts were finally awarded in the 76th minute when Lynoth Chikuhwa equalised with a header from a delivery by Rahman Kustanzira .

Mbongeni Ndlovu could have won the match in the dying minutes of the game but he headed wide.
Bosso seat 10th on the log standings with 14 points.