NFD weekend wrap


Royal Eagles 1-2 Cape Town All Stars

Cape Town All Stars beat Royal Eagles 2-1 at King Zwelithini Stadium. The visitors opened the scoring through Salmaan King. Bongani Xulu pulled one back for Eagles before Chaz Williams slotted the winner to hand Eagles their third defeat of the campaign.

Garankuwa United 0-1 African Warriors

African Warriors picked up their first victory of the season against Garankuwa United courtesy of Themba Dlhadlha's first-half strike at Pilditch Stadium, leaving both sides on five points.

Santos 2-1 Thanda Royal Zulu

Santos bet Thanda Royal Zulu 2-1 on Friday night, with both teams ending the match with 10 men at Athlone Stadium. Edwin Sitayitayi and Suhayl Allie were on target for the hosts, while Phumelele Bhengu reduced the deficit. Bafana Bafana newcomer Fagrie Lakay was dismissed for Santos, as was Thanda's Nkosana Sekete.

Baroka 1-2 Milano

Milano secured maximum points on the road with a 2-1 win at Baroka, who suffered their second loss in a row following their Limpopo derby defeat to Black Leopards. Nazier Jacobs and Brandon Theron scored for Milano, while Victor Letsoalo struck for the hosts at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Vasco da Gama 0-2 Black Leopards

Black Leopards made it two straight victories as they beat Vasco da Gama 2-0 thanks to second-half goals from the in-form Leonard Ntshangase and Karabo Tshepe at Parow Park.

Jomo Cosmos 0-0 Golden Arrows

Jomo Cosmos played out a goalless draw with Golden Arrows at Vaal University Stadium on Saturday, leaving Ezenkosi on seven points – five behind Abafana Bes'thende.

Witbank Spurs 0-0 FC Cape Town

Witbank Spurs and FC Cape Town were likewise unable to find a way through in their contest at the Puma Rugby Stadium. Spurs are sixth on the table with nine points – four points behind second-placed FC Cape Town.

Maluti FET College 2–1 Highlands Park

Maluti FET College beat Highlands Park 2-1 as Tumelo Tsoanyane and Beki Mokwa's first-half goals proved enough for the spoils. Lerato Mosopa reduced the deficit after the interval.