Stellies return to NFD summit

Stellenbosch FC are back on top of the National First Division standings after registering a 2-1 victory over Nedbank Cup finalists TS Galaxy on Wednesday afternoon.

Royal Eagles were top of the standings after the weekend’s fixtures, but Stellenbosch now have a two point lead at the summit with two matches to play

Stellies Iqraam Rayners took his tally of goals for the season to 19 with a brace in the first half.

Zakhele Lepasa pulled one back for the visitors before half-time. They were not able to get an equaliser in the second period as Stellenbosch held on for an important win.

Steve Barker’s men will be looking to wrap things up and win automatic promotion in the final two matches of the season.

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