On-loan Mamelodi Sundowns striker and ex-Orlando Pirates star attacker seal a victory for Supersport United.
Matsatsantsa went into their first match of the 2023/2024 season against the Natal Rich Boys as favourites.
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The Gavin Hunt led men started the match on the frontfoot and came close to opening the score on multiple occasions in the first half.
However, despite coming close, the home side lost their star striker, Bradley Grobler, through an injury in the 38th minute.
The veteran striker was replaced by on-loan Mamelodi Sundowns striker Etiosa Godspower Ighodaro.
Meanwhile, Supersport had to wait until the 56th minute to open the scoring.
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Former Orlando Pirates attacker Terrence Dzukamanja calmly collected a cross from another debutant Shandre Campbell to slaught a ball past the helpess Jamal Salim in the Richards Bay’s goals.
Matsatsantsa continued their dominance, as they doubled their lead 16 minutes later.
On-loan Sundowns attacker Ighodaro met a ball from Ghampani Lungu to double Supersport’s lead.
The victory see Supersport go on top of the table after three matches in the first round of the 2023/2024 Dstv Premiership season.
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Meanwhile, in the other match, Moroka Swallows played to a one-all against Golden Arrows at Mpumalanga Stadium in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal.