Tshwane: Mamelodi Sundowns have crushed relegation candidate Ajax Cape Town 3-1 to win the league for the 8th time since the inception of the Premier Soccer League.
The Mamelodi Sundowns machine, which are regarded as the finest team since the beginning of premier soccer league era is the Absa Premiership Champions again.
They wrap up the title with the 3-1 win over Ajax Cape Town at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville.
Mosa Lebusa’s second-minute strike for Ajax was answered by Sundowns response by Khama Brilliant (12th), Ricardo Nascimento’s penalty (29th) and Sibusiso Vilakazi (36th).
Second place Orlando Pirates 1-0 defeat away against Cape Town City meant Downs were champions with a match to spare, and with a lead of seven points, also no longer need to have the Tendai Ndoro eligibility matter in their minds either.
Mamelodi Sundowns fans celebrate during the Absa Premiership against Ajax Cape Town at Lucas Moripe on Saturday, April 28, 2018.
Sundowns won 3-1 to be crowned champions with a match to play on the last encounter with Bidvest Wits.
The team has a unique way mode of operation that has to turn their attention to repeating 2016 momentum of going to become African Champions, and going back to the FIFA Club World Cup.
Their star player Percy Tau will be looking forward to claiming golden boot award as well as player of the year as he has most goals together with Rodney Ramagalela.