Highlanders head coach Erol Akbay has blamed their 2-0 loss to ZPC Kariba on poor officiating.

With a depleted squad Highlanders struggled against a super charged ZPC Kariba but Akbay pointed the figure to Nomore Musundire for the result.

‘The referee was biased said Akbay after the game. “I don’t know why the PSL is leaving this kind of officiating ,we played poorly but the officiating was poor as well added Akbay.

The result sees Highlanders title chances suffer another blow and remain in 7th place with 32 points from 20 games ,11 points behind log leaders Ngezi Platinum.