Black Leopards will regain composure, says head coach Sunday Chidzambwa, in the hope of clawing their way back into South Africa's top-flight league.
Premier Soccer League champions Orlando Pirates have signed Zambian and former Kaizer Chiefs striker Collins Mbesuma on a three-year deal.
Orlando Pirates and Maritzburg United have shared the PSL spoils after the Buccanears' 2-1 win over SuperSport and United's 1-all draw with AmaZulu.
After picking up just their second win from the last six PSL matches, Sundowns' coach Johan Neeskens is happy to see his team regaining composure.
Orlando Pirates have taken the top spot of the PSL after overnight leaders Mamelodi Sundowns and title hopefuls SuperSport United lost their games.
Black Leopards have stunted Kaizer Chiefs' chances for championship honours with a 1-0 Premiership win, four days after their 4-0 Nedbank Cup win.
Bloemfontein Celtic and log-leaders Mamelodi Sundowns played to a goalless draw in their Premiership encounter at Botshabelo Stadium.
Ajax Cape Town had a second half meltdown as they went down 4-2 to AmaZulu at the Cape Town Stadium in the Absa Premiership.
Orlando Pirates caretaker coach Augusto Palacios says he is taking each game as it comes and is not overly concerned about league glory as yet.
Benni McCarthy came on to score a superb late winner as Orlando Pirates defeated 10-man Maritzburg United 1-0 on Sunday.
Mamelodi Sundowns opened a gap in the Premiership standings heading into a lengthy mid-season break with goals in either half in Puthaditjhaba.
An entertaining evening at a warm Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday evening ended in a thrilling 4-3 win for Ajax Cape Town over Black Leopards.
SuperSport United suffered a third successive Premiership defeat, losing 1-0 to Bloemfontein Celtic at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville.
Second-half goals from Isaac Chansa and Tokelo Rantie helped Orlando Pirates end 2011 on a high after a 2-0 Premiership victory over Golden Arrows.
Struggling Santos and Jomo Cosmos played a 2-2 draw, with three goals conceded in the final moments in their premiership meeting at Sinaba Stadium.
Kaizer Chiefs missed the chance to go top of the Absa Premiership table after an inspired defensive display by AmaZulu helped secure a 0-0 draw.
Two goals scored within four minutes late in the second half saw Kaizer Chiefs snatch a 2-1 win over the Free State Stars in the Absa Premiership.
SuperSport United is aiming to stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League log when they take on Ajax Cape Town.
Jomo Cosmos have fallen to their third defeat in a row after the Free State Stars pocketed three points against them with a 1-0 win.
Sundowns, Bidvest Wits and the Free State Stars garnered their first premiership wins of the season, while the Amakhosi swiped a second victory.