Free State Stars came from a goal down to defeat Baroka 3-1 in their MultiChoice Diski Challenge fixture at Goble Park on Sunday morning.
Thato Chuene’s tenth minute opener shocked the hosts from Bethlehem but Bakgaga were soon on the back foot when Mzwakhe Latha found an equailser eight minutes later.
Former Orlando Pirates playmaker Sello Japhta who’s been vocal about his determination to return to the form that earned him to the Buccaneers put Stars ahead ten minutes into the second-half with a fine finish.
And a minute before time, the points were sealed when Kholofelo Mafolo put the ball beyond his own goalkeeper for a 3-1 scoreline.
The win sees Ea Lla Koto shoot up the standings, level on six points with Ajax Cape Town, Bloemfontein Celtic and Mariztburg United – with two wins from their opening three games.