Baroka finally clinch first league win

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LEBOWAKGOMO, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 14: Luciano Van Heerden of Baroka FC celebrate goal with team mates during the Motsepe Foundation Championship match between Baroka FC and Pretoria Callies FC at Global Stadium on September 14, 2022 in Lebowakgomo, South Africa. (Photo by Philip Maeta/Gallo Images)
LEBOWAKGOMO, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 14: Luciano Van Heerden of Baroka FC celebrate goal with team mates during the Motsepe Foundation Championship match between Baroka FC and Pretoria Callies FC at Global Stadium on September 14, 2022 in Lebowakgomo, South Africa. (Photo by Philip Maeta/Gallo Images)

Baroka FC 3-1 Pretoria Callies

Baroka FC picked up their first win of the Motsepe Foundation Championship season after defeating Pretoria Callies 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon.

Benjamin van Heerden grabbed an early lead for Bakgaga and Dan Ndlovu doubled their advantage just after the half-hour mark.

Thobani Jacobs pulled a goal back for the Romans early in the second stanza, however, the home side restored their two-goal lead ten minutes before time.

Platinum City Rovers 1-4 Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila won their second consecutive game after hammering Platinum City Rovers 4-1 thanks to a brace by Thabiso Nkoana at Olen Park Stadium.

Nkoana gave TTM an early lead and doubled their advantage just before the half-hour mark for his brace.

Moeketsi Sekola put the game to bed for Vhadau Vha Damani on the stroke of halftime and Mthokozisi Nene rubbed salt into the wounds of City Rovers with the fourth goal early in the second stanza.

Platinum City scored a consolation goal in the last ten minutes.

University of Pretoria 3-2 Cape Town Spurs

University of Pretoria bagged their first win after edging Cape Town Spurs in a five-goal thriller at ABSA Tuks Stadium.

Khomotso Marebane got an early opener for AmaTuks while Nhlanhla Zwane and Delano Abrahams netted in the tail end of the first stanza to put the Tshwane side in the driving seat.

Ashley Cupido reduced the deficit for Spurs to 3-1 eight minutes before time from the penalty spot and the visitors pulled another goal back in stoppage time, but it was too little too late.

Uthongathi FC 1-0 Hungry Lions

Uthongathi won their second game in three outings after a narrow 1-0 victory over Hungry Lions at Princess Magogo Stadium.

Thato Mohlamme broke the deadlock for the Cane Cutters midway through the first stanza and that proved to be the winner.

Black Leopards 1-0 NB La Masia

Black Leopards ended their two-game losing streak after edging NB La Masia 1-0 at Malamulele Stadium.

Lidoda Duvha broke the deadlock in the first stanza and that was enough to get them their first points of the season.

JDR Stars 6-0 Magesi FC

JDR Stars clinched their first victory in emphatic style after a 6-0 rout of Magesi courtesy of a hat-trick by Ishmael Wadi at Giant Stadium.

After Temptation Chuwunga missed a penalty for the hosts, Wadi opened the scoring for the Tshwane side two minutes later, made it 2-0 for his brace on 21 minutes and completed his hat-trick a minute thereafter.

The Hammer Boyz ran riot in the second stanza as Kamohelo Sithole added the fourth goal and Mamphise Moremi grabbed a late brace.

Polokwane City 1-0 Venda Football Academy

Polokwane City secured back-to-back victories after edging ten-man Venda Football Academy 1-0 in the Limpopo derby on Tuesday at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

VFA were reduced to ten men on the half-hour mark after Ricardo Versuur received his marching orders for picking up two yellow cards.

Puleng Marema (previously known as Tlolane) snatched the winner for Rise and Shine 13 minutes before time.

Casric Stars 0-0 All Stars

Both Casric Stars and All Stars preserved their unbeaten run after playing to a goalless draw on at Solomon Mahlangu Stadium.

Both sides are also yet to concede this season, with an identical record of two draws and one win apiece.

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