National First Division high flyers, Ajax Cape Town and Royal Eagles, secured important wins over Maccabi and Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM) respectively, while log leaders, Stellenbosch cruised to a 2-0 success over Ubuntu Cape Town.
In addition, Cape Umoya United, University of Pretoria, Uthongathi FC, Richards Bay and Jomo Cosmos recorded 3-point hauls.
The Urban Warriors showed who was best at the Dobsonville Stadium, where new Dutch signing, Thomas Verhaar, grabbed the winner in the first half via a free kick after hitting the post in the second minute.
Joel Masutha’s outfit did have chances to equalize but Jody February stood firm in goal for Ajax to secure his side a 33rd point and second spot.
Thanks to Strydom Wambi and Dillan Solomons, Eagles easily devoured TTM in Limpopo.
The pair have now netted 8 goals between themselves as the KZN club improved their goal difference to +9.
A first-half brace from Abednigo Mosiatlhaga was sufficient for Stellenbosch to earn their 40th point – 7 ahead of rivals, Ajax!
On the other hand, this was Ubuntu’s tenth defeat and they stay rooted to the bottom of the table.
The Spirited Ones remain unbeaten under the tutorage of coach, Dominic Isaacs, following a late winner from Sipho Senne.
The see-saw encounter could have gone either way but this 1-0 loss for TS Galaxy means that they’ve already dropped 6 vital points in the Mother City.
There was joy and celebration in Pretoria for AmaTuks’ new head coach, Zipho Dlangalala, whose team beat a 10-man Witbank Spurs 3-1.
Although Siyavutha opened the scoring after about 2 minutes, the home side fought back with Singnkhi Mpedi smacking a brace, while Mogau Khwinana added the third.
The usually reliable Joshua Sauls missed a penalty for Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba’s side.