Baroka clinch massive win, CAF spots up for grabs


Baroka 3-1 SuperSport United

Baroka gave their chances of surviving relegation a massive boost after drubbing SuperSport United 3-1 courtesy of a brace by Bonginkosi Makume at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Matsatsantsa conceded a penalty in the 25th minute after a handball by Keenan Phillips in the box and Makume made no mistake from the spot, as he broke the deadlock for Bakgaga.

United gave away another penalty just four minutes later after Siyabonga Nhlapo was also adjudged to have handled the ball in the box and Makume gave the home side a two-goal lead and completed his brace.

Evidence Makgopa put the game to bed for Vincent Kobola's charges in the last quarter of an hour while Aubrey Ngoma scored a consolation goal for Andre Arendse's men eight minutes before time.

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Golden Arrows 2-2 Royal AM

Royal AM's CAF Champions League chances were dented after they were held by Golden Arrows in a four-goal thriller at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium.

Thwihli Thwahla got their noses in front in the ninth minute courtesy of Mfundo Thikazi but Pule Mmodi levelled matters for Abafana Bes'thende in the 18th minute.

Mokete Mogaila restored the lead for the visitors just after the half-hour mark but Nduduzo Sibiya equalised Arrows with seven minutes remaining of the first stanza.

Cape Town City 0-0 AmaZulu

Cape Town City missed the chance to solidify their second spot on the log after playing to a goalless draw against AmaZulu at DHL Stadium.

However, the Citizens retained their three-point buffer ahead of third-placed Royal AM, who have a game in hand while Usuthu leapfrogged Orlando Pirates in sixth spot on the table, although Pirates have two games in hand.

Swallows 0-0 Chippa United

Chippa United officially survived relegation after playing to a goalless draw against Swallows at Dobsonville Stadium.

A point moved the Chilli Boys four points clear of the relegation zone in 12th spot on the log, with only one round of matches left while the Birds remained in danger of dropping down, languishing second-from-bottom.

TS Galaxy 0-0 Marumo Gallants

TS Galaxy missed the chance to seal their status in the Premiership after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Marumo Gallants at Mbombela Stadium.

The Rockets remained two points clear of the relegation zone in 14th spot on the log and will need to win their last game to be sure of staying up.

Bahlabane Ba Ntwa meanwhile, saw they their top eight chances come to an end in tenth spot on the log.

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