Aces are champions

Richard Nkosi

Richard Nkosi

Mpumalanga Black Aces are the champions of the Mpumalanga Vodacom League after beating Leandra FC 2-0.

Aces achieved the feat after rivals Batau Killers lost 1 -0 to ELB Movers.

Aces now lead the race with 62 points after 28 games and Killers follow with 58 points from 29 games.

Stratos Mnguni, Aces' director, attributes the team's success to unity, commitment and dedication.

"The national playoffs are our mission now. We know it's going to be tough but we are ready. We don't want to come back to this division [Vodacom] next season."

Other results: FC Sporting 3, MP Highlanders 0; FC Barcelona 3, Winners 1; Barberton City Stars 5, FC Spurs 0; Henemat 2, Sekhukhune Masters 1; FC Benfica 2, Walter Stars 2; Middelburg Saints 2, Secunda Eagles 2.