The Mafikeng side went into the match with their tails in the air after kicking the competition off with a 4-1 victory over Wits in Johannesburg last week, and they proved that was no fluke as they overwhelmed a Kovsies side still looking for their first win of the series.
Thabo Mnyamane, who scored a brace against Wits last week, continued his wonderful form, this time netting a hat-trick in front of an ecstatic capacity home crowd in Mafikeng. The other goals were scored by Sylvester Moses, Otlaarongwa Rantese and Ryan van der Westhuizen.
Kovsies pulled one back when Sibusiso Khumalo buried a free-kick.
The Green Mile in Cape Town also witnessed a big victory, when visitors NMMU blew UCT off the park to win 4-0.
Cloudius Sagandira was the hero of the night, scoring a hat-trick. The Port Elizabeth side scored their first goal from the penalty spot, courtesy of Leroy van Rensburg, after which it became the Sagandira show.
The victory means NMMU is still unbeaten, with wins against UWC and UCT in the first two weeks of the competition.
The second round of Varsity Football action saw home losses for both Cape sides, with UWC beaten 2-1 by TUT. It was their second loss in as many matches, and TUT’s second victory.
Andrew Mashigo scored a penalt in the first half to open TUT’s account, but the scores were level after Curtley Beukes found the back of the net. However, the home crowd were left disappointed when Doctor Radebe curled home a free-kick minutes before the end.
Earlier on Monday, Wits were dealt their second blow of the competition after losing 2-0 to the University of Pretoria.
Tuks broke the deadlock just before half-time when Mosa Sesele headed past goalkeeper Kgabisi Mohale to take the lead. Five minutes from time Nelson Mwale put the ball into his own net to seal Wits’ fate.
Next week’s schedule: UFS vs UWC, NMMU vs UP Tuks, TUT vs NWU, UCT vs Wits
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