African Stars and Black Africa remained tied at the top of the log after both won their third successive matches in the MTC Premiership over the weekend.
Stars came from behind to beat Mighty Gunners 2-1 on Saturday, while Black Africa thumped Tigers 3-0 on Sunday.
In Stars’ match on Saturday, the visitors from Otjiwarongo took the lead on 22m when Percy Khairabeb volleyed home a cross by Harold Ochurub.
Stars pushed hard for the equaliser and won a penalty on 34m when Gunners defender Paulus Shingenge handled in the box. Rudi Louw scored from the spot to draw Stars level, despite having to take the spot kick twice for encroachment on the ball.
Three minutes later Stars took the lead when Heinrich Kazerua scored from a rebound after Tara Katupose broke through Gunners’ defence and shot against the upright.
On Sunday, Tigers’ new coach Tollie van Wyk got a rude awakening when they lost 3-0 to Black Africa.
Jerome Louis put BA ahead after 12m when he volleyed home a cross by Eslin Kamuhanga, while Bryan Bantam made it 2-0 with a 20m shot from the centre of the park on 54m.
Kamuhanga made it 3-0 on 63m when he scored from the penalty spot after Tigers’ captain Willem Mwedihanga handled the ball in the box.
Tigers had a few chances of their own, the best coming from Edward Asino, whose scorching shot was tipped over the bar by BA keeper Arnold Subeb.
In Walvis Bay, Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.
Jordan Haimbili put Arrows ahead after 35m, but Gabriel Malakia equalised for Blue Waters on 75m.
Orlando Pirates picked up maximum points by beating United Stars 2-0 in Rundu on Saturday.
On Wednesday, Civics beat Hotspurs 1-0 after a goal 5m from time by captain Heini Isaacks.
On Friday, SKW seemed to be heading for victory against Ramblers after a 62nd minute goal by Simeon Tjiueza, but Ramblers won a penalty with 2m remaining which was converted by Hamupanda Nailonga.