Mamelodi Sundowns Themba Zwane

Ethan Brooks of AmaZulu FC challenges Themba Zwane, Captain of Mamelodi Sundowns during the DStv Premiership 2023/24 football match between AmaZulu and Mamelodi Sundowns at King Zwelithini Stadium on 6 December 2023 ©Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix

Mamelodi Sundowns SAFE from … relegation!

Mamelodi Sundowns maintained their ‘perfect’ start to the 2023/24 DStv Premiership season with victory over AmaZulu on Wednesday.

Mamelodi Sundowns Themba Zwane

Ethan Brooks of AmaZulu FC challenges Themba Zwane, Captain of Mamelodi Sundowns during the DStv Premiership 2023/24 football match between AmaZulu and Mamelodi Sundowns at King Zwelithini Stadium on 6 December 2023 ©Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix

Mamelodi Sundowns maintained their ‘perfect’ start to the 2023/24 DStv Premiership season with victory over AmaZulu at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Masandawana edged a tight encounter with Brazilian Lucas Costa scoring the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 21st minute.

The 1-0 triumph was Mamelodi Sundowns’ 10th straight win this campaign, extending their record as the only side to ever win as many matches to start a season.

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Mamelodi Sundowns have now collected 30 points in their 10 DStv Premiership games this season. No PSL team has ever finished bottom of the table and suffered automatic relegation with 30 or more points in a top-flight season.

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Thus it appears Mamelodi Sundowns will once again compete in the top-flight next season …

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Rhulani Mokwena’s men will have the chance to make it 11 wins to start the season when they host bottom side Cape Town Spurs on Wednesday, 13 December.

Kick-of is at 19:30.

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