Absa Premiership

Diski Challenge heats up

2014-10-13 15:35
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Cape Town - The group stage picture of the Multichoice Diski Challenge looks no clearer following another weekend of youth team football.

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In Group A, Bloemfontein Celtic climbed to the top of the standings after the opening five rounds of fixtures, beating Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 on Saturday before drawing 1-1 against Maritzburg United 24 hours later.

Polokwane City, meanwhile, are now between Celtic and Chiefs in second following back-to-back wins, over basement side Moroka Swallows and fourth-placed University of Pretoria.

In Group B, Mamelodi Sundowns continue to lead the way as a 2-0 win over Chippa United and 1-1 draw against Bidvest Wits left them two points clear of Orlando Pirates, who beat Mpumalanga Black Aces before losing to Platinum Stars.

AmaZulu remain glued to the bottom of the standings after losing all of their five matches so far, scoring just three goals and conceding 12 as they continue to mirror the first-team's performances in the Premier Soccer League.

Multichoice Diski Challenge results:

Group A:

Saturday, 11 October

Polokwane City 2-1 Moroka Swallows

Kaizer Chiefs 0-1 Bloemfontein Celtic

University of Pretoria 0-1 SuperSport United

Maritzburg United 2-1 Ajax Cape Town

Sunday, 12 October

Polokwane City 3-2 University of Pretoria

Bloemfontein Celtic 1-1 Maritzburg United

Moroka Swallows 0-0 Kaizer Chiefs

Ajax Cape Town 2-1 SuperSport United

Group B:

Saturday, 11 October

Platinum Stars 2-0 AmaZulu

Free State Stars 2-0 Bidvest Wits

Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Chippa United

Orlando Pirates 1-0 Mpumalanga Black Aces

Sunday, 12 October

Orlando Pirates 1-2 Platinum Stars

Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-1 Free State Stars

Chippa United 4-1 AmaZulu

Bidvest Wits 1-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

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