GladAfrica Championship, log leaders, Sekhukhune United smashed JDR Stars 4-2, Jomo Cosmos overpowered Cape Town All Stars 2-1 to maintain second spot and Richards Bay FC pipped Polokwane City 1-0.
In addition, Uthongathi FC were held to a 1-1 home draw by a resurgent Cape Town Spurs, while it was the same score-line when University of Pretoria entertained Cape United.
During the six-goal thriller at Makhulong Stadium, where it had remained 0-0 until after half time, most of the goal-mouth action between Babina Noko and the Hammer Boys occurred in the final ten minutes, when both sides each netted twice.
Successful finishes from Katlego Cwinyane, Siyabulela Shai, Prince Nxumalo and Tlotlo Leepile ensured that MacDonald Makhubedu’s outfit secured a goal difference of + 8, while Temptation Chiwunga (penalty) and Auguste Junior Boum Somlaga were on target for the losers.
Moeketsi Sekola, who scored a brace, including a spot kick, led Ezenkosi to yet another away win after Igugu Lekapa had opened the scoring via Athini Jodwana but not maintained this advantage.
Lunga Ncwana’s club has gone from bad to worse, having succumbed to four defeats, the same as Rise and Shine, another side experiencing a severe slump after a good start.
But all credit must go to the Natal Rich Boyz as they persevered for long periods at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium before eventually getting a 90th minute winner, thanks to the veteran Siyabonga Vilane.
The Urban Warriors’ teenager, Asenele Velebayi, did well to score first during the tight tussle against the high-flying Cane Cutters, who levelled matters through Thapelo Maleka following a sustained spell of pressure.
Eleazar Rodgers and Collins Mbesuma were on target for AmaTuks and the Spirited Ones respectively in their stalemate.
The match between the two rookies, Pretoria Callies and Bizana Pondo Chiefs, ended in favor of the Romans, for whom substitute, Pogiso Mahlangu, netted in the 86th minute, without reply – leaving We Hunt To Kill rock-bottom!
Steenberg United suffered a sixth loss when Free State Stars’ Monnapule Saleng put away his penalty, while TS Sporting and Royal AM were unable to produce any goals.