University of Pretoria are hot on the heels of log leaders Kaizer Chiefs after a 2-1 win against Bloemfontein Celtic yesterday afternoon. In the 18th minute, Mame Niang opened the scoring for rookies, University of Pretoria, to net his fifth goal of the season.
When it seemed Amatuks would go to the break with a lead, Letladi Madubanye levelled matters in the 42nd minute. There was little goal mouth action in the second half, but Bongani Zungu sealed victory for AmaTuks in the 71st minute.
In another match played yesterday, Orlando Pirates played to a one all draw against Amazulu at the Orlando Stadium. On numerous occasions in the first half, Amazulu could have embarrassed Pirates at home but goalkeeper Moneeb Josephs came to the rescue.
In the 78th minute Oupa Manyisa, thunderous shot was tipped away by Amazulu goalkeeper Philani Zikalala. Mark van Heerden nearly caused a major upset in the dying minutes of the game when he forced a save from Josephs.