Callies hand Rovers first league loss

GladAfrica Championship

Platinum City Rovers 0-2 Pretoria Callies

GladAfrica Championship leaders leaders Platinum City Rovers lost for the first time after going down 2-0 against Pretoria Callies on Saturday afternoon at Olen Park.

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Edmore Chirambandare gave Callies an early lead in the third minute before Philani Cele doubled the visitors' lead in the 19th minute and that was enough to secure their first win.

JDR Stars 2-3 Polokwane City

Polokwane City moved up to second on the table after edging JDR Stars in a five-goal thriller on Sunday afternoon at Giant Stadium.

City raced to a two-goal lead, scoring in the first stanza and early in the second stanza but Ishmael Wadi and Tapiwa Madinyenya got two goals from behind for JDR.

However, Rise and Shine snatched the winner in the last three minutes.

Cape Town All Stars 1-1 Hungry Lions

Hungry Lions remain the only unbeaten side after playing to a 1-1 draw with Cape Town All Stars on Friday afternoon at Parow Park.

Tlotlego Pitso broke the deadlock for Lions on the stroke of half-time but Ndiviwe Mdabuka levelled matters for All Stars in the 68th minute to rescue a point.

Jomo Cosmos 0-1 Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila bagged their second win after edging winless Jomo Cosmos 1-0 on Saturday afternoon at Tsakane Stadium.

After a goalless first stanza, Nyembezi Setelele broke the deadlock for TTM early in the second stanza and that proved to be the winner.

Richards Bay 1-1 Venda Football Academy

Richards Bay and Venda Football Academy remain close to the relegation zone after playing to a 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon at King Zwelithini Stadium.

Sakhile Hlongwa gave the KwaZulu-Natal an early lead in the third minute from the penalty spot but Ranga ensured the share of the spoils with the equaliser for Venda Football ten minutes before the half-time break.

TS Sporting 1-1 Uthongathi

TS Sporting and Uthongathi could not be separated after playing to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon at Kabokweni Stadium.

Thato Mohlamme broke the deadlock for the visitors eight minutes before the half-time break but Langelihle Ndlovu earned Abantu Bemthetho a point with the equaliser early in the second stanza.

Free State Stars 0-0 Cape Town Spurs

Cape Town Spurs' search for their first victory continued after they playing to a goalless stalemate with Free State Stars on Saturday afternoon at Goble Park.

A point moved Ea Lla Koto up to just two points behind leaders Platinum City Rovers, in third place on the log while Spurs remained in 15th place with four points.

Black Leopards 0-0 University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria extended their unbeaten run to five matches after playing to a goalless stalemate with Black Leopards on Sunday afternoon at Thohoyandou Stadium.

AmaTuks' only defeat came in the first match of the season, as they occupied sixth spot on the log with nine points while Lidoda Duvha moved up slightly to 11th on the table with seven points.