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Stellies Go Top, Pirates Return To Winning Ways

Stellenbosch FC climbed to the top of the DStv Diski Challenge table, while Orlando Pirates move to third place after both won on Saturday.

Stellies came out victorious in a five goals thriller against AmaZulu FC at Idas Valley Stadium on Saturday. Goals from Simthandile Sishi, Tylon Smith and Ethan Felix sent the Cape Winelands side to the top.

Meanwhilel, the Buccanneers returned to winning ways after demolishing Moroka Swallows by 4-0 away from home. Pirates went into the break with a comfortable 3-0 lead thanks to goals from Mbekezeli Mbokazi, Gosiamo Ngobeni and Ciniso Mazibuko before Nzimande sealed the win on 80th minute.

Mamelodi Sundowns dropped to second place but they will have a chance to get back to the top on Sunday morning when they face Chippa United.

Saturday results:
Stellenbosch FC 3-2 AmaZulu FC
TS Galaxy 2-3 SuperSport United
Moroka Swallows 0-4 Orlando Pirates

Sunday fixtures:
10h00: Cape Town City v Royal AM 
10h00: Polokwane City v Lamontville Golden Arrows
10h00: Kaizer Chiefs v Cape Town Spurs
10h00: Mamelodi Sundowns v Chippa United 

12h00: Richards Bay v Sekhukhune United

Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco is one of South Africa's brightest up-and-coming football journalists. Makonco shot to prominence on social media as a reliable source for South African football news and transfer stories, and is currently working as a junior journalist at iDiski Times.