Sekhukhune United Football Club played to a 1-0 defeat against Royal AM in their DStv Premiership match at Chatsworth Stadium in Durban on Tuesday evening.
Fresh from a disappointing loss in the Nedbank Cup last 32 over the weekend, away to Platinum City Rovers. Babina Noko was looking to rediscover their winning ways
The match started with a high tempo with both teams giving it their all and determined to grab an early goal but neither team could capitalise, chances continued to come for the home team as they keep applying pressure to the visitors but were left frustrated.
48th minutes into the second half Babina Noko were awarded a free kick which was taken by Yusuf Maart and was blocked by the wall of Thwihli Thwahla.
Thwihli Thwahla managed to break the deadlock in the 49th minute when Letsoalo scored with a low shot to make it 1-0 to Royal AM.
Babina Noko finished the match stronger than Royal AM as they remain camped inside the host ‘s half looking to create more chances t for an equalizer
Tshediso Patjie managed to maintain possession in spite of a close attention from the defense but he was denied an opportunity to shot at goal
Willard Katsande was denied close range shot from range hit the woodwork with keeper Hugo Nyame well-beaten
At the end Babina Noko were unlucky not to level matters. The victory has made Royal AM to moved up to third place on the league standings, while Babina Noko remained eighth on the log.
XI: Nsabata, Mobbie, Madonsela (Parusnath 85′), Chabalala, Gyimah,Maart (Leepile 84′),Katsande, Shai (Pantjie 61′),Mashumba (Mahlangu 61′),Cwinyane (Ledwaba 66′),Ohizu.