First Division round-up: Mpumalanga Black Aces extend their lead
Posted: 29 November 2012 Time: 11:20 am
Mpumalanga Black Aces extended their lead at the top of the National First Division, while Santos were thrashed 3-0 by new-boys Milano United.
Aces beat Dynamos 1-0, with Houston Hills getting the goal and extending Amazayoni's lead at the top of the table to three points, while Dynamos remain bottom of the log with just two points.
Jomo Cosmos beat a 10-man FC AK 2-1 at Makhulong Stadium in an exciting match. Broderick Burds opened the scoring for Cosmos, before Jabulani Mzizi equalised for the home side. However, just before half-time Madoda Motha regained the lead for Comsos.
In the second half FC AK were reduced to 10 men when Gert Mokoena was showed a red card. The home side were then awarded a penalty in the last minute of the game, but failed to convert and Ezenkosi took the points, moving up to third on the log.
In the first Cape Derby of the day, FC Cape Town beat a 10-man Vasco da Gama 2-1 at NNK Rugby Stadium in Parow. Cape Town will be glad of the win; their first in three games. Cape Town move to just below Vasco, the two Cape sides occupying 10th and 11th place.
United FC continued their good run of form when they beat Roses United 1-0 to move just within five points of log leaders Aces. Roses remain on a dismal four points.
Sivusta Stars and Thanda Royal Zulu shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Sandile Gumede and Nkosinathi Mthiyane scored for Thanda, while Siphesihle Zwane and defender Velile Zitha scored for Stars. Both teams move to 14 points, just inside the top eight.
In the second Cape Derby of the day, newly promoted Milano United thrashed Santos 3-0 at Athlone Stadium. A brace from Lesvin Stoffels and another from Devon Saal sealed the victory for Milano, who move up to third place.
Santos stay in eighth with 12 points.