Swallows FC extended their unbeaten run in the GladAfrica Championship to nine matches as they beat Royal Eagles 3-1 at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Sunday afternoon while Ajax Cape Town edged out Jomo Cosmos 1-0 at Olen Park.
With the win over Eagles, Swallows move to second place on the log standings. Captain Lebohang Mokoena, Kagiso Malinga and veteran striker Ace Bhengu all found the back of the net to seal victory the ‘Birds’.
Ajax are now five points clear at the top of the table with eight games to go.
Meanwhile at Chatsworth Stadium on Saturday Uthongathi were held to a 1-1 by the University of Pretoria (Tuks) to drop to third place on log.
Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila jumped to fourth position after their victory over Cape Umoya United at Athlone Stadium on Friday.
Steenberg United dropped two crucial points at home as they played out to a 1-1 draw against Richards Bay.
GladAfrica Championship Weekend Results
Jomo Cosmos 0-1 Ajax Cape Town
TS Galaxy 1-0 TS Sporting
Royal Eagles 1-3 Swallows FC
Uthongathi FC 1-1 Tuks
Steenberg 1-1 Richards Bay
Free State Stars 1-1 Real Kings
Mbombela United 2-1 JDR Stars
Cape Umoya 0-2 TTM
GladAfrica Log Standings
By FARPost Reporter