Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
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16 Sep 2017
6:15 pm

Late Chikowa brace sinks Royal Eagles

Sibongiseni Gumbi

A second half Ian Chikohwa brace handed University of Pretoria their second win in the National First Division (NFD) as they beat a hapless Royal Eagles on Saturday afternoon.

Eagles took an early lead when Boikanyo Komane scored from the penalty spot. But AmaTuks staged a late come back as Chikohwa equalised with just over five minutes to the end, and completed his brace a few minutes later.

At Umthatha Stadium in the Eastern Cape, Mthatha Bucks had to settle for a share of the spoils as Humphrey Khoza equalised for Witbank Spurs a minute after Mpho Erasmus had put the home side ahead late in the match.

Tshakuma Tsha Madzivhandila scored their second win of the campaign springing a surprise on early season favourites Highlands Park handing them a 2-1 defeat.

Results: University of Pretoria 2 Royal Eagles 1; Mthatha Bucks 1 Witbank Spurs 1; Stellenbosch 2 Black Leopards 1; Super Eagles 2 Uthongathi FC 0; Real Kings 1 Ubuntu CT 1; Highlands Park 1 Tshakuma Tsha Madzivhandila 2.

Sunday Fixtures: Jomo Cosmos v Richards Bay FC at Vosloorus Stadium; Cape Town All Stars v Mbombela United.