Cape Town Spurs beat Sekhukhune United FC 1-0 at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa on Sunday afternoon.
A dramatic game that saw a rejuvenated Urban Warriors stun second-placed Babina Noko.
The Urban Warriors is one of the clubs from Cape Town that are fighting at the bottom end of the 2020-21 GladAfrica Championship standings.
Babina Noko started the game brightly and came close to finding the back of the net in the 11th minute. B Dlamini ‘s shot had Lincoln Vyver beaten but not the crossbar, in the 23rd minute Thabang Sibanyoni forced two saves from Cape Town Spurs goalkeeper Vyver, Thabang Kobela and B. Dlamini also had shots at goal that were saved by the Urban Warrior Goalkeeper.
Babina Noko was the better team after the water break and Lincoln Vyver had to make a few key saves to keep the score at 0-0. but the score remained goalless as the two teams made their way to the tunnel at half-time
Post the break, both teams attacked each other with regularity, and deadlock came in the way of Urban Warriors with a 72nd minute long-range rocket from the left foot of Mpho Kgaswane to fire the visitors in front.
Babina Noko pushed forward in search of an equaliser in the closing stages of the game, we’re unfortunately unable to find the back of the net.
Richards Bay FC moved three points clear at the top of the 2020-21 GladAfrica Championship standings.
During the post-match interview, Babina Noko assistant Coach, Selaotse “Sly” Mosala revealed that “it was one of those games where they needed to collect three points, as they had enough chances to collect maximum points”.
He further revealed that as SKUFC they need to move forward and be positive and focus on their next game against TS Sporting on Wednesday 13 April 2021. Starting XI: Kapini (GK)(C), Phiri(81’Maluleke), Zulu, Motsepe, Gould, Sibanyoni(65’Nxumalo), Maart(75’Madonsela), Awono, B. Dlamini (65’ Milazi), Kobela ( 46’ Cwinyane), Shai