Johannesburg - A goal from Robert Ng’ambi enabled Platinum
Stars to beat Bidvest Wits 1-0 in their Absa Premiership encounter at Bidvest
Stadium on Saturday night.
dominated possession in the opening half but fell behind when Ng'ambi headed
home from a corner in the 17th minute.
Monare was inches away from levelling matters when his strike from distance rattled
the upright in the 31st minute.
Clever Boys were dominating possession but lacked any real creativity or
invention in the final third and coach Gavin Hunt was forced to ring the
the interval, he introduced Amr Gamal and Gerald Phiri for the largely
ineffectual Gabadinho Mhango and Daylon Claasen.
The changes nearly produced dividends when defender Thulani Hlatshwayo
headed just wide from close range, while Phiri also went close.
offered virtually nothing in attack as Roger de Sa's men seemed content to try
and defend their advantage. With 12 minutes remaining, Eleazar Rodgers saw his
glancing header drift just wide as the points went to Dikwena.
Sa’s men moved out of the relegation zone and up to 14th spot on the log standings
with 15 points from as many matches.
Wits, who won the title last season, remain rooted to the bottom with only two
wins from 14 matches.