League Title Race: Former Kaizer Chiefs striker injects hope into Orlando Pirates by defeating Mamelodi Sundowns.

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The Brazilians surrendered their lead on the Diski Challenge log table, while the resilient Buccaneers, despite stumbling, maintain hope as the league approaches its conclusion.

 

What Happened?

Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, and Kaizer Chiefs participated in the Diski Challenge over the weekend.

The Big Three each secured identical results, potentially impacting their chances of securing the league title.

 

Sekhukhune United 1-0 Mamelodi Sundowns

Former Kaizer Chiefs forward Keletso Sifama netted the sole goal in the clash between Babina Noko and Masandawana, pushing the Brazilians down to second place in the league standings.

This defeat marked Sundowns’ second loss in their past three matches.

Sekhukhune United 1-0 Mamelodi Sundowns (Diski Challenge)

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Orlando Pirates 0-1 Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch clinched a win over Pirates courtesy of Langelihle Phili’s lone goal. The Cape Winelands side now sits on 57 points, edging ahead of Sundowns by one point with four matches left.

Stellenbosch continued their remarkable run with a seventh victory in eight matches.

Orlando Pirates 0-1 Stellenbosch (Diski challenge)

 

Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Polokwane City

 

Amakhosi’s aspirations for a top-three finish suffered a major blow after their loss to bottom-ranked Polokwane City.

 

With this back-to-back league defeat, Chiefs failed to overtake their rivals Pirates in third place and are presently in fourth position.

 

Kaizer Chiefs Vs Polokwane City (Diski Challenge)

 

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What Lies Ahead?

 

Sundowns will strive for maximum points as they face Chiefs on Sunday, April 21st.

Meanwhile, Pirates will take on Chippa United a day earlier.

 

 

 

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