First Division round up


First Division table

Santos 0-0 Black Leopards

Black Leopards held on for a goalless draw with Santos on Friday night.

Leopards had to play the last 10 minute of the game with 10 men when Edgar Manaka was shown a red card.

Santos could not take advantaged their numerical advantage, however, and both teams shared the spoils.

Blackburn Rovers 2-3 Maluti FET College

It was a five-goal thriller at Mthatha Stadium on Saturday evening, as Rovers hosted Maluti.

The visitors secured their first win of the season, with Pako Mahaabo scoring the first goal, Malefetsane Rankati the second and Thabang Rammutsoe the third.

Rovers’ goals came from Sanele Mabaso and Phelelani Gcaba.

Vasco da Gama 0-0 Sivutsa Stars

Vasco hosted Sivutsa Stars at Parow Park on Saturday afternoon.

The home side were looking to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat to Thanda Royal Zulu but it was not to be as the game finished goalless.

Both teams are on five points on the log.

Roses United 0-0 Jomo Cosmos

Another disappointing result for Jomo Cosmos, who played to their fourth draw of the season when they travelled to Roses United.

Jomo Sono’s prediction that Ezenkosi will win the First Division this season is looking less likely.

United FC 0-1 Witbank Spurs

Peter Mubayiwa’s first-half goal secured Spurs their first victory away from home this season.

The win moves Spurs level with United on the log, on seven points.

African Warriors 2-0 FC Cape Town

African Warriors beat bottom of the log FC Cape Town, with Nkosinathi Myeni opening the scoring for the home side before Bonginkosi Nxumalo secured the points.

African Warriors are second on the log while FC Cape Town stay bottom.

Thanda Royal Zulu 1-1 Chippa United

Thanda Royal Zulu scored a late equaliser to secure a draw against Chippa United, whose coach Mark Harrison is reported to be on his way to Golden Arrows to take over from Manqoba Mngqithi.

Carl Finnigan opened the scoring for the Chilli Boys but with five minutes to go Velile Zitha got one back.

The home side finished the game with 10 men after Gerald Xowana was shown a red card in the last 10 minutes of the game.

Milano United’s match against Baroka United was postponed until October 23 to give the Baroka players time to recover from their recent car accident.