Default
News Article  | PSL

Highlands Grab A Nine-Point Lead

National First Division Wrap

By Soccer Laduma - Feb 18, 2018 06:03 PM
National First Division log leaders, Highlands Park, grabbed a nine-point lead after thrashing Jomo Cosmos 4-0, Real Kings moved back into second spot with a 1-0 win over Richards Bay while, Black Leopards now occupy fourth place following a 2-0 success against Mbombela United.
 
In addition, Stellenbosch FC and University of Pretoria both dropped vital points to lowly Ubuntu Cape Town and Mthatha Bucks respectively.
 
The Lions of the North, with strikes from Mothobi Mvala, Peter Shalulile, Sphiwe Mahlangu and Sabelo Nyembe showed Ezenkosi, who was best at Vosloorus Stadium.
 
At the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium, Kings’ Ntsako Makhubela hit the winner for his club’s 35th point.
 
Lidoda Duvha, for whom Karabo Tshepe and Mwape Musonda were on target, leapfrogged Cosmos and AmaTuks, who could only manage a 1-1 draw against Bucks.
 
Shaun Bartlett’s team led through Zithulele Mhlontlo’s goal before Bucks‘winger, Uhuru Mwambungu, equalised in the 88th minute.
 
There was also a 1-1 stalemate in Parow, where Iqraam Rayners gave Stellenbosch the lead but Gerome Heutchou-Kuilong ensured Ubuntu’s solitary point.
 
In fact, the weekend produced two further 1-1 results with Royal Eagles and Uthongathi FC battling it out in a hard-fought KZN derby while, Super Eagles and Witbank Spurs did the same at Goble Park.
 
Diyo Sibisi opened the scoring for the Cane Cutters prior to Dillan Solomons levelling matters.
 
Spurs’ Peter Mubayiwa was the first to hit the target however, Modibedi Mokoena made certain his side didn’t lose.
 
Igugu Lekapa, thanks to Shaquille Abrahams and Shaheed Abrahams coupled with Mickyle Jackson’s strike, moved within 4 points of a play-off spot after easily beating Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC 3-1.


17241 views
 
 
 

Related Articles

Comments

Default
MaTshepiso Joined: 21 Jan 2011
No badges available
MaTshepiso Feb 19, 2018 04:10 PM
We gave Highlands Park the automatic promotion spot.
Default
Matayitayi Joined: 24 Jan 2014
No badges available
Matayitayi Feb 19, 2018 06:22 AM
Only Highlands park must return the rest must stay in lower division
Default
KHOSIVICHI Joined: 30 Dec 2014
No badges available
KHOSIVICHI Feb 19, 2018 05:48 AM
Yoh! Yoh! Yoh! MaTshepiso kubi ndoda.
5b25a7bde0b5b
Qondeni Joined: 05 Jun 2014
No badges available
Qondeni Feb 18, 2018 10:20 PM
Lizobuya iqembu lempesheni ayeye.
Default
thatos Joined: 15 Feb 2010
No badges available
thatos Feb 18, 2018 08:58 PM
Thanx to Freeze and da Gama to keep the pace for NFD.
Default
khosiological Joined: 29 Oct 2013
No badges available
khosiological Feb 18, 2018 08:35 PM
welcome back to the elite league in advance
Default
Denelson11 Joined: 18 Feb 2018
No badges available
Denelson11 Feb 18, 2018 08:31 PM
Welcome u in psl
Default
Chiefester Joined: 14 Mar 2012
No badges available
Chiefester Feb 18, 2018 08:01 PM
Bra J saw this one coming
Default
MSANDROTIC Joined: 18 Jun 2013
No badges available
MSANDROTIC Feb 18, 2018 07:45 PM
What a great goal scored by Mthobi Mvala, that was the goal of the week. Congratulations to the Lion of the North
5a9887daa87f5
ZZ2 vs Papa charles Joined: 06 Aug 2017
No badges available
ZZ2 vs Papa charles Feb 18, 2018 06:52 PM
it ws a battle of muti as bra sinky mnise is a fan of it while bra uzd to pryz it in the past
5b0cedede15e2
setlaboswana Joined: 20 Mar 2012
No badges available
setlaboswana Feb 18, 2018 06:25 PM
Healthy lead, Da Gama has a lot of experience in the lower ranks. Hard luck for Cosmos.
5b6297942f2d1
Mtwesi Joined: 17 Aug 2016
No badges available
Mtwesi Feb 18, 2018 06:16 PM
Da gama !!!!

Express Yourself

Your chance to say what you need to.

Create your blog

What You May Have Missed