MaMkhize Thrilled by Royal AM Diski Challenge Youngsters, Motivates Seniors

MaMkhize Thrilled by Royal AM Diski Challenge Youngsters, Motivates Seniors

  • Shauwn Mkhize was all smiles after Royal AM's Diski Challenge team enjoyed a great start to 2022
  • The side defeated Kaizer Chiefs 5-4 in a humdinger last weekend, before accounting for SuperSport United 3-1 this past Saturday
  • MaMkhize challenged the Royal AM's senior side to emulate the young ones when the DStv Premiership season resumes

Shauwn Mkhize is enjoying the start of the year thanks to the youngsters at Royal AM in the DStv Diski Challenge.

The team has come out of the starting blocks cooking, defeating Kaizer Chiefs 5-4 and SuperSport United 3-1 on consecutive weekends. These valuable six points took them to ninth place on 17 points, one point above Chiefs in 10th place, who they've had the wood on this season.

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Shauwn Mkhize and the Royal AM DStv Diski Challenge team. Image source: kwa_mammkhize/Instagram
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The good run of form left club owner MaMkhize in a jubilant mood, praising the reserve team and challenging the seniors to keep pace.

Surrounded by the Diski Challenge team, MaMkhize said in an Instagram video:

"Three points, three goals! Guys, my boys have been doing very well! A team , this is a challenge... six points, two points, eight goals! So, the challenge is coming!" IIIIIT'S A WRAAAAAP!"

The Diski Challenge team has a tough fixture next, taking on Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday, 22 January at 10AM. The seniors have a long wait for their next encounter however, having to wait until Tuesday, 15 February for the clash against Sekhukhune United.

Orlando Pirates extended its lead at the top of the log by six points as per a Diski Challenge tweet, moving up to 33 points thanks to a 5-1 win over Moroka Swallows.

Orlando Pirates' Boitumelo Radiopane earns praise, Royal AM beats Chiefs AGAIN!

Red-hot Orlando Pirates striker Boitumelo Radiopane was the talk of town in the latest round of the DStv Diski Challenge.

Radiopane netted a brace in a 3-2 away win against Mamelodi Sundowns to keep the Young Bucs atop the log table, three points ahead of surprise packages Stellenbosch FC.

Thabiso Monyane scored the other, while Riandre Vries and Kabelo Moagi were on the scoresheet for Masandawana.