Geoffrey Massa’s University of Pretoria made a poor start to their 2014/15 South African Premiership campaign following a 1-0 defeat to Boban Zirintusa’s Polokwane City in Pretoria on Saturday.
Danger man Puleng Tlolane netted the decisive goal in the 32nd minute as City got their season on track.
Massa played ninety minutes while Coach Boebie Solomons did not name Zirintusa on the team that traveled to Tuks stadium.
Polokwane City was (according to soccerladuma.co.za) on Saturday confirmed to have signed Ugandan midfielder Boban Zirintusa on a closed deal.
Elsewhere, at Charles stadium, Ivan Bukenya was unused substitute when his Keizer Chiefs smashed a vital 0-1 win from Free State Stars on Saturday.
George Lebese scored the only goal of game watched by 10,000 fans.
Earlier on Friday, Denis Onyango didn’t make Coach John Pisto’s Mamelodi Sundown list that earned a 1-1 draw from visiting Martzburg United at Lostus Versfeld stadium.
Katlego Mashego scored for Mamelodi Sundowns on one minute of first time while Ghanaian Mohamed Awal leveled in 86th minute for the visitors.
In other games, Amazulu and Ajax Cape town drew 0-0; Chippa United beat Platinum Stars 2-0 at home as Orlando Pirets lost 1-2 against Moroka Shallows.
After week one of the PSL, Chippa United tops the log with three points, Chiefs in 4th followed by Polokwane as Sundowns is 7th. League resumes next weekend with 10 games to play.
In Vietnam, Moses Oloya’s Binh Duong ended the V-League in 1st position.
The Cranes’ lad played full game when Binh Duong held Da Nang 1-1 at Go Dau stadium on Sunday in one of the league’s concluding games.
Van Dang Thanh strike on 37th minute canceled out Son Hung Doan goal to aid Bign Doung earn a vital point.
In the other game, Henry Kiseka also played 90 minutes despite his Quang Nam 2-0 loss to Quang Ninh. Nigerian Uche Iheroume and Vu Tuan netted for the hosts.
Nigerian born Samson Kayode of Ha Noi team leads the scoring line with 10 goals, five goals above Henry Kiseka.