NFD : Baroka FC keeps the lead while Mbombela United move to the second

NFD : Baroka FC keeps the lead while Mbombela United move to the second

Log leaders Baroka FC extended their lead at the top of the standings while Mbombela United and Highlands Park both kept their impressive form in the NFD.

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Cape Town All Stars moved to second place temporarily after beating Witbank Spurs.

Witbank Spurs 0-3 Cape Town All Stars

Cape Town All Stars leap-frogged Witbank Spurs and into second spot with a 3-0 victory in Mpumalanga.

The Cape side took the lead in the opening minutes, thanks to a stunning goal from Ranga Chivaviro, a player that Igugu Lekapa have just signed, from Spurs. The goal saw Chivaviro selling a dummy to two of his former team-mates before smashing the ball into the far corner of the net. Chivaviro was then to make it 2-0 when he completed his brace 15 minutes from time, before Zeph Mbokoma (pictured) scored in added time.

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Moroka Swallows 1-1 Black Leopards

Swallows came back from a goal down at half time to earn a point. Phathutshedzo Nange had given Lidoda Duvha the lead, but Aleni Lebyane ensured a share of the spoils for the Birds with a second half equaliser.

Baroka FC 2-0 AmaZulu

Baroka FC meanwhile ended the day four points clear at the top of the standings when they beat Usuthu 2-0.

AmaZulu were down to 10 men midway through the second half when Tapelo Nyongo received a red card for a late challenge.

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The home side were to scored a few minutes later when Sage Stevens was adjudged to have netted an own goal..

The Limpopo team sealed the win in added time with a Matete tap in after an assist by Thabiso Kutumela.

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Royal Eagles 3-1 FC Cape Town

Eagles moved to within striking distance of the top three with a comfortable victory over struggling FC Cape Town. The hosts went 2-0 up before the African Beasts pulled one back, but a third goal for Eagles late on sealed victory. Siyanda Ngubo netted a brace for Eagles, with Steven Zwane also on target. Kali Bafana scored for the visitors.

African Warriors 0-1 Milano United

An early goal for the Cape side, a penalty from veteran defender Nasief Morris, was enough to earn the Kinnes maximum points away in the Free State.

Thanda Royal Zulu 0-3 Highlands Park

The Gauteng side set the tone at the Umhlathuze Sports Complex with a 14th minute goal by veteran defender Jermaine Christian. A brace by Dilo Ramic, with goals in the 74th and 84th minutes, sealed the win for Highlands Park, who end the weekend in sixth spot, three points off the play-off zone.

Vasco Da Gama 0 -1 Mbombela United

After a goal-less first half at Parow Park, the visiting side were on the score-sheet five minutes after the break when Victor Shongwe converted from the penalty spot. The victory boosts the NFD rookies up into second spot, above Cape Town All Stars on goal difference.

The NFD continues on Tuesday when Santos host Mthatha Bucks at Athlone, 3.30pm.

Source : PSL

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