Chiefs back in the race
Kaizer Chiefs clinched a 2-0 win over SuperSport United to put themselves back in the race for South African Premiership champion.
The victory ended the Chiefs run of five successive draws and breathed new life into their campaign for the championship as they head into the final four games. They remain fourth in the table with 50 points, but are now just three points behind the leaders Orlando Pirates, each having played 26 matches.
The Chiefs dominated play for the first quarter of an hour, as striker Knowledge Musona opened the scoring in the 15th minute for his 12th goal of the season putting the Zimbabwean player top of the scoring chart alongside Mamelodi Sundowns's Katlego Mphela.
Musona narrowly missed a second goal when the ball went narrowly wide of the post, shortly after his successful effort. Defender Valery Nahayo also had a near miss with a glancing header and striker S'thembiso Ngcobo sent a shot over the bar with just the goalkeeper to beat.
In the second half, defender Jimmy Tau also missed a chance with a shot soaring over the bar. The second goal came in the 88th minute from midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane. For SuperSport United, the loss dented their chances of even a top eight finish, leaving them mired in 12th place.