The platinum miners were the first on the score sheet, when Benjamin Marere’s header found the mark in the 25th minute, but Washington Pakamisa drew level 10 minutes later.
The Zvishavane side again went ahead in the 56th minute through reigning Soccer Star of the Year Charles Sibanda, but David Rediyoni’s 30-metre drive shot snatched a draw from the jaws of defeat for United.
However, lady luck seemed to have been smiling on Chunga as “Kugona Kunenge Kudada” could have scored more than five goals had it not been for their strikers who were toothless in front of goal.
Sibanda missed two guilty edged chances while Joel Ngodzo missed the other one with Muzondiwa Gonese a beaten man.
The CAPS United coach, whose club executive is divided over his future following a string of poor results was equally relieved after the match.
“This is a fair result considering where we are coming from a loss. We have not been performing well so I am happy with this result. I am still the CAPS United coach and the fans should know that,” Chunga said.
Missing the services of key strikers Evans Gwekwerere who had been to South Africa on personal business and Simba Sithole, who is attending trials again in the same country, United were struggling in front of goal.
Shooting Stars collected their second set of three points after edging Kiglon in a match marred with confusion at Gwanzura. Charles Mutero (25th minute), Sam Gadzikwa (50th minute) and Elliot Matsika (93rd minute) were on target for the Wild Boys.
The match started 45 minutes late as the striped colours clashed while the medical service crew came 52 minutes into the game. The police refused to provide security, as they have not paid by Shooting Stars’ for their last three home matches.
Motor Action are still at the top of the Castle Lager premiership despite picking a point against second-placed Chicken Inn at Luveve yesterday. It was a tale of missed chances as the two teams took turns to pummel each other but could not score. Bulls have collected 17 points from eight matches.
Black Mambas collected their maximum points against Hwange courtesy of an own goal. Thonisani Sibelo beat his goalkeeper Timothy Sibanda in the 33rd minute. Gunners drew one-all with Monomotapa at Lafarge. Chando Kupisa are rooted at the basement with seven points from seven games.