Stellenbosch FC Secure DStv Diski Challenge Title With Victory Over TS Galaxy in Final League Fixture

Stellenbosch FC Secure DStv Diski Challenge Title With Victory Over TS Galaxy in Final League Fixture

  • Stellenbosch FC were crowned the DStv Diski Challenge champions with a come-from-behind win against TS Galaxy
  • SuperSport United finished second on the DStv Diski Challenge table after beating Royal AM 2-0 in their final game
  • Orlando Pirates finished third this season after featuring at the top of the table for much of the season

Stellenbosch FC are the new 2021/22 DStv Diski Challenge champions.

The Western Province side wrapped up the title on the final day of the league with a win over TS Galaxy.

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Stellenbosch FC were crowned DStv DStv Challenge champions after beating TS Galaxy in their final game of the season. Image: @StellenboschFC
Source: Twitter

Going into the final day, only Stellies and SuperSport United were still in with a shot of taking home the title, reported. Orlando Pirates, who had been in contention for the title for much of the season, blew their chances in the run-up to the final few games.

The Buccaneers finished in third place with SuperSport United in the second spot. SuperSport United finished two points behind the eventual champions and at one stage looked like they would be taking home the title.

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SuperSport beat Royal AM 2-0 on the final day. The Premier Soccer League confirmed the results on their Twitter account.

The Pretoria club had their hopes up when TS Galaxy took the lead against Stellies. Antonio van Wyk then brought his team back into the game, with the scores level at halftime.

Van Wyk was the hero of the day as he scored again in the second half to give his side a come from behind win and secure the DStv Diski Challenge title.

Impressive Stellenbosch FC starlets get trials in Europe after excellent DStv Diski Challenge campaigns

The DStv Diski Challenge continues to prove itself as fertile ground for European teams. This time, the impressive Stellenbosch Football Club duo of Fuad Johnson and Antonio van Wyk have snagged themselves trials in Belgium with Royal Antwerp K.V.C. Westerlo respectively.

Their outstanding form this season in the Premier Soccer League Reserve League has resulted in the Maroons becoming surprise log leaders with Orlando Pirates hot on their heels, Sports Brief reported.

According to iDiskiTimes, the 19-year-old Johnson, who alternates among the forward positions, has been so good for Stellenbosch's reserves that he has earned four first team caps in the DStv Premiership and other cup competitions.