Highlands rally back to sink Wits

Highlands Park came back from a goal down to beat Absa Premiership leaders Bidvest Wits 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Highlands made five changes in Marlon Heugh, Thabo Mofokeng, Peter Shalulile, Bevan Fransman and Mokeke Mogaila to the visitors’ two in Elias Pelembe and Gift Motupa.

In the final stages, Wits searched for an equaliser but solid defending from Owen Da Gama’s team maintained the home side’s lead as they boosted their top-eight hopes.


Highlands: Heugh, Fransman, Mokoena, Mofokeng, Msimango, Rae, Mbatha, Mahlangu, Shalulile, Mkhabela, Mogaila.

Subs: Peters, Haoseb, Ramoraka, Motlafi, Allie, Ngebo, Nyembe.

Wits: Keet, Hlatshwayo, Nonyane, Mkhwanazi, Hlanti, Alexander, Monare, Pelembe, Hotto,  Motupa, Murray.

Subs: Goss, Mere, Ritchie, Domingo, Dzvukamanja, Lakay, Majoro.

Subs: Goss, Mere, Ritchie, Domingo, Dzvukamanja, Lakay, Majoro.


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