NFD : Highlands Park boost their promotion hopes

NFD : Highlands Park boost their promotion hopes

Highlands Park moved level on points with second placed Witbank Spurs following a 2-1 win over Santos at the Athlone Stadium on Friday afternoon.

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The Peoples’ Team came into the match on the back of a 4-0 win over Cape Town All Stars and they were to make the perfect start against the Lions of the North, Santos drawing first blood when Suhayl Allie netted on four minutes.

But Highlands Park drew level midway through the opening stanza when Sandile Khwela found the back of the net.

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The visiting side were in front around 10 minutes after the restart, the goal coming from a penalty kick by veteran defender Jermaine Christian, the Gauteng team able to hold on for maximum points.

The NFD action continues on the weekend, as follows:

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Moroka Swallows v Mthatha Bucks – Dobsonville Stadium

Witbank Spurs v Milano United – Puma Rugby Stadium

Thanda Royal Zulu FC v Black Leopards – Umhlathuze Sports Complex

Vasco Da Gama v Cape Town All Stars – Parow Park

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Baroka FC v FC Cape Town – Old Peter Mokaba Stadium

Royal Eagles v African Warriors – Harry Gwala Stadium

Mbombela United v AmaZulu – Kanyamazane Stadium