GladAfrica Championship Week 1 Wrap
JDR Stars the 2019 ABC Motsepe League champions registered their first National First Division point in their GladAfrica Championship match against Richards Bay at uMhlathuze Sports Complex
Saturday, 17 August 2019
Ajax Cape Town 3-2 Free State Stars, Athlone Stadium
Grant Margeman opened the scoring for the host. Eleazar Rodgers increased the lead for Ajax. Daniel Gozar reduced the deficit for the visitors. Grant Magerman completed his brace and also extended the lead for the Urban Warriors. Gift Sakuwaha pulled one back for Ea Lla Koto.
Real Kings P-P Uthongathi, Mpumalanga Stadium
This fixture was postponed due to certain exceptional reasons of a legal nature impacting Uthongathi.
Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila 2-1 Cape Umoya United, Thohoyandou Stadium
Maccabi 1-1 TS Sporting, Dobsonville Stadium
Sunday, 18 August 2019
TS Galaxy 0-0 Jomo Cosmos, Kameelrivier Stadium
Both side failed to find the back of the net. Ludwe Mpakumpaku and Melusi Buthelezi of The Rockets and Ezenkosi kept their first clean sheets for the season respectively. Tumelo Motona of Jomo Cosmos was voted as the GladAfrica Championship man of the match and he also walked away with the cheque of three thousands rands.
University of Pretoria 1-0 Steenberg United, Tuks Stadium
Nqobeko Dlamini netted a winner for AmaTuks. Glive Gumede kept his first clean sheet this season for the host.
Richards Bay 2-2 JDR Stars, uMhlathuze Sports Complex
Siyabonga Vilane opened the scoring for the host. Devon Saal increased the lead for Natal Rich Boyz through penalty spot. Olwethu Ncube reduced the deficit for the National First Division rookies. Vusimuzi Mncube levelled matters for the Hammer Boyz. With this match result the 2019 ABC Motsepe League Champions registered their first ever point in National First Division.