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Swallows eyeing fourth spot ........ 'In the Hotseat' with Siphamandla ........ Busy days for 'Beautiful Birds' ........ 'Dube Birds' go down to Stars ........ Mazibuko - 'Stars want revenge' ........ 'Injury Time' with DR E - 18/04/2008 ........
'Dube Birds' fly over Stars

Moroka Swallows came back from a goal down to beat Free State Stars 3-1 in an Absa Premiership match at Germiston Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Stars were the first team to draw first blood when Sifiso Sithole beat Greg Etafia with a powerful shot after receiving a pass from Prince Olomu.

Swallows response was swift as Sandile Ndlovu netted twice in the 17th and 28th minute to give his side the lead.

Lefa Tsutsulupa and and Evans Gwekwerere, who was having a good game, also tried a few long range shots but their shots were saved by Stars goalie Elias Mashinini.

The score remained 2-1 in favour of Swallows at half-time.

Stars put Swallows under pressure in the second half, but failed to find the net as Bevan Fransman marshalled the backline with authority.

With Stars pushing more men forward it meant that more spaces were opening at the back and Swallows punished Stars in the 84th minute when Cecil Oerson beat his marker before slotting the ball home.

The win took Swallows to position seventh position on the log while Stars remained eighth.

-Busy days for 'Beautiful Birds'
-'Dube Birds' go down to Stars
-Mazibuko - 'Stars want revenge'
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Absa Premiership
Swallows v FS Stars
Venue: Germiston
KO: 7.30pm

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Absa Premiership
SuperSport v Swallows
Venue: Super Stadium
KO: 3pm

Absa Premiership
Lost 0-1?v P Stars
Venue: Olympia Park

Absa Premiership
Won 2-1?v Ajax CT
Venue: Germiston Stadium

April 6
Absa Premiership
Lost 1-3 v Chiefs
Venue: Olympia Park

March 28
Nedbank Cup
Lost?1-3 v Santos
Venue: Germiston Stadium

March 23
Absa Premiership
Drew 0-0 v Cosmos
Venue: Mehlareng Stadium

March 19
Nedbank Cup
Won 1-0 v Warriors
Venue: Charles Mopeli?Stadium

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