NFD: Sunday match wrap

NFD: Sunday match wrap

Jermaine_Christian2Highlands Park moved into second position on the National First Division standings, while Moroka Swallows picked up one point towards their quest to avoid relegation.

Moroka Swallows 1-1 Cape Town All Stars

The Cape side had a couple of first half chances, but it was the Birds who netted the opening goal, Khotso Malope profiting from a counter-attack a few minutes ahead of the break. But Igugu Lekapa looked an improved side in the second half and made sure their trip was not in vein as Thokozani Sekotlong showed a good touch in front of goal to score from Thembinkosi’s Lorch’s cross midway through the opening stanza.

Royal Eagles 1-2 Highlands Park

The two sides went into the half time break at the Harry Gwala Stadium with the score locked at 1-1 after Sipho Mtule netted for the home side, Jermaine Christian scoring for the Lions of the North. A second half goal from Peter Shalulile ensured a maximum point haul for Highlands Park.