Sundowns still in PSL race

Sundowns beat Amazulu 2-0 to move within six points of current leaders Kaizer Chiefs.

Sundowns beat Amazulu 2-0 in a premier league encounter at the Princess Magogo Satdium in Durban on Sunday 9 March to move six points within leaders Chiefs on the PSL log.

JOHANNESBURG - Mamelodi Sundowns moved within six points of log leaders Kaizer Chifs in the Absa Premiership table after beating Durban outfit Amazulu 2-0 at the Princess Magogo Stadium in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday.

Goals from Sundowns stalwarts Srprise Moriri, nine minutes into the game and Teko Modise, in the 16 minutes before the final whistle, made sure the Pretoria side stays in touch with current leaders Chiefs in the title race with 10 games left in the season.

The former Orland Pirates and Supersport United midfielder, Modise, was named man of the match for his efforts.

Elsewhere, Bidvest Wits kept themselves in the race for league honoures with a convincing 3-1 victory over premiership new boys Polokwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

On loan Sundowns midfielder Jabulani Shongwe, Burundian Papy Faty and Sthembiso Ngcobo were all on the score-sheet for the "Clever Boys".

City's consolation goal came from defender Vukile Mngqibisa.

Wits are sitting comfortably in the third spot on the league table while City are one spot above the relegation zone.

In the third PSL fixture on Sunday Moroka Swallows were held to a one-all draw at home to Bloemfontein Celtic.

Edward Manqele put the "Dube Birds" in front in the 16th minute before Botswana international Mogogi Gabonamong equalized for for Celtic in the 50th minute.

Swallows are on 11 points on the log after 19 games while Celtic are in eighth after having played one match more.