Orlando Pirates beat Golden Arrows 3-1 ending a three-match winless streak.
ORLANDO PIRATES 3 GOLDEN ARROWS 1
Orlando Pirates won their first league match since October when they beat Golden Arrows 3-1 in an exciting DStv Premiership match played at Orlando Stadium.
The first chance of the match fell to Knox Mutizwa who intercepted Bandile Shandu’s back pass – but the Zimbabwean international was denied by Sipho Chaine.
On the 28th minute, Shandu made up for his earlier mistake when he played a low cross for Monnapule Saleng to make it 1-0. On the 68th minute, the visitors brought on Velemseni Ndwandwe for Lungelo Dube and the substitute made an immediate impact when he scored his second goal of the season to level matters for Abafan Besithende.
In stoppage the Buccaneers scored two goals – Terrence Dzvukamanja headed home Saleng’s cross before Vincent Pule made it 3-1.
STELLENBOSCH FC 0 SEKHUKHUNE UNITED 1
Sekhukhune United, jumped into seventh position on the log after beating Stellenbosch FC – making it three wins in a row.
Chibuike Ozuke scored the only goal of the match on 34th minute and the results means that Stellenbosch has yet win a match since beating Maritzburg United on 4 October last year.
MARUMO GALLANTS 0 RICHARDS BAY 2
Richards Bay, who lost their previous match at home Mamelodi Sundowns, got back to winning ways when they beat 10-men Marumo Gallants.
The match was still locked at 0-0 when Sibusiso Khumalo received a straight red card from referee Jelly Chavani on the 76th minute. Four minutes later Sanele Barns opened the scoring for the visitors before Tshepo Mabua made it 2-0.
CHIPPA UNITED 1 CAPE TOWN CITY 1
Chippa United, who won four matches in a row earlier this season, dropped points at home when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Cape Town City.
Midway through the first half Justice Chabalala scored an own goal to give the visitors a lead. The home side levelled matters on the stroke of halftime thanks to substitute Etiosa Ighodaro.
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