Rustenburg - A late
Robert Ng'ambi goal snatched a deserved 2-1 win for Platinum Stars over Ajax
Cape Town in Rustenburg on Saturday night.
Ng'ambi gave Dikwena the lead in the 12th minute before Erwin Isaacs levelled
matters 15 minutes later.
Urban Warriors began the game brightly and Platinum Stars 'keeper Kabelo Dambe
needed to produce a smart save to deny a Tashreeq Morris in the eighth minute.
was again called in to action two minutes later to keep out a dangerous Cecil
Lolo shot and keep Dikwena in the game.
Rustenburg outfit hit back immediately and grabbed the lead when Robert Ng'ambi
pounced on a mistake by 18-year-old defender Rivaldo Coetzee in the 12th
fought hard for an equaliser and were rewarded in the 27th minute after some
good work from young Riyaad Norodien created a chance for Erwin Isaacs who
Stars began to take control of the game in the second half as they pushed for a
Finnish goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola produced a string of saves to keep the Cape
side in the game.
Ng'ambi broke the Urban Warriors' hearts in the 87th minute with a smart header
to snatch the win for Dikwena.
could prove vital for Platinum Stars' bid to stave off relegation as they move
up to 11th in the table and five points clear of the drop zone.
Johnson will be delighted with grabbing a win in the first game of his second
stint in charge of the club.