A strong showing from Mamelodi Sundowns across the board saw the three teams get much-needed wins!
The Ladies Team overcame Richmond Ladies 1-0 in a tough away game. The win for Sundowns means that the Ladies team continued their impressive unbeaten run in the SAFA Women’s National League. A well-worked goal saw Rhoda Mulaudzi net the game’s only goal.
The First XI began their CAF Champions League group stage at Loftus Versfeld Stadium against Petro de Luanda of Angola. Downs walked away with a comfortable 3-0 victory courtesy of first-half goals from Mauricio Affonso and Motjeka Madisha before Sphelele Mkhulise added a third in the second half to close out a strong performance. The result saw Downs head to the top of Group C after the first round of fixtures.
To wrap up the weekends’ action the Mamelodi Sundowns Reserve Team playing in the Multichoice Diski Challenge side took on close rivals Bidvest Wits at Lucas Moripe Stadium in a tie between two sides at the top of the table. An own goal from Wits combined with a fantastic Promise Mkhuma strike saw Sundowns emerge victorious as 2-1 winners and extend their advantage at the top of the table.