Dstv Premiership Richards Bay defeat Baroka in relegation playoff to keep PSL status

Richards Bay retained their top-flight status in South African football for at least another season after thrashing Baroka 4-0 in their PSL play-off clash at the King Zwelithini Stadium.

The Natal Rich Boys will once again be playing in the PSL next season after ending top of the log after a three-team mini-league that also included Tuks.

Richards Bay took the lead just after the half-hour mark when Somila Ntsundwana found the back of the net. The hosts doubled their advantage on the stroke of halftime when a free-kick from Sanele Barnes deflected off a defender and beat Baroka goalkeeper Katlego Molefe.

Ntsundwana recorded his brace in the 62nd minute when the forward powered his way into the box to make it 3-0.

The result was sealed five minutes from the full-time whistle when Lwandile Mabuya finished off a smart move from the home side.

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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