NFD : Highlands Park back to second position

NFD : Highlands Park back to second position

HP_Freese1Highlands Park beat fellow top-three side Witbank Spurs 2-0 to keep the pressure on log leaders Baroka FC, who play Mbombela United on Sunday.

Highlands Park 2-0 Witbank Spurs

After a goal-less first half, Highlands Park opened the scoring on 68 minutes through Verenga Zivai, the result sealed 11 minutes from time when Mothubi Mvala got in on the act.

Black Leopards 2-1 African Warriors

Ange Lebahi gave Warriors the lead, but goals from Kgabo Mashiane and Morgan Shivambu earned maximum points for coach Sello Chokoe in his first game in charge for Lidoda Duvha.

Cape Town All Stars 1-1 Royal Eagles

All Stars dominated the first half, but could find no way past Eagles keeper Nimrod Tsengwa. The KZN club took the lead shortly after the restart through a towering header by Lesego Manganyi. But Igugu Lekapa kept on pressing for the equaliser and finally gave new coach Mlungisi Ngubane something to cheer about when Thembinkosi Lorch squeezed in a shot under Tsengwa in added time.

F C Cape Town 1-2 Moroka Swallows

Xolani Mdaki grabbed FC Cape Town’s solitary goal, Aleni Lebyane and Clifford Mulenga getting the goals to give the Birds a vital three points on a scorching hot afternoon in Parow.

Mthatha Bucks 3-0 Milano United

Mthatha Bucks’ quest to avoid relegation received a big boost when they beat on-form Milano United. Thabiso Mokoena scored from the penalty spot on 15 minutes. The second goal came when Andile Njokweni rounded Lee Langeveldt before scoring, Mashale Rantabane scoring with a late header for the third goal after Mahlobo’s shot had hit the bar.