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Stellies savour 3-0 win over Sundowns and eye Confed Cup football

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Stellies savour 3-0 win over Sundowns and eye Confed Cup football

Steve Barker’s Stellenbosch FC are in fifth position, just two points off third place with one game to play

Sports reporter

Stellenbosch became only the third team this season after AmaZulu and Maritzburg United to beat Sundowns in the league and they remain on course for a third-place finish that comes with Caf Confederation Cup football.

Stellies pulled off the victory through a brace of goals by attacker Ashley du Preez and a stunner from Jayden Adams as they took advantage of bizarrely chaotic defending by Sundowns on Saturday.

“We didn’t allow them to be the Sundowns they can be‚ but you know they have won the league already‚” Barker said. “We probably had more to play for more than them‚ but they are a club built on success and winning is in their DNA. I don’t think they came out not wanting to win the game...

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