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Stars edge closer to Tornado


taking the game to their opponents. “We are a ball-playing team and when we were down to 10 men leading 1-0, we played possession football and it won us the game,” he said.

“The spirit in the camp is great at the moment, the win has put us in a good position to challenge for the title or playoffs.”

Tornado are now sitting on 58 points after 27 games while FC Buffalo are fourth with 48 points from 25 games.

Royals are third with 49 points after 26 matches.

Mugeyi still believes there is a good chance of qualifying for the playoffs.

“All we need to do now is win all of our remaining games and hope that Tornado slipup and drop points so that we can go through to the playoffs,” he said.

Despite the loss, Tornado boss Siphiwo Nyobo is positive about winning the Vodacom League.

“We want to focus on a single game at a time. We still strongly believe we have a chance and the players themselves know what is required of them by the coaching staff and the whole of Buffalo City,” said Nyobo.

Other results were: OR Tambo Cosmos 1 Bush Bucks 1, Mthatha Liverpool 5 Mighty Greens 2, Mthatha Bucks 1 Highbury 0, Cacadu 0 Cloud Nine 0, Matta Milan 4 Champion 1, Kokstad Liverpool 3 Bhisho Young Ideas 1.

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