Lamontville Golden Arrows were crowned MultiChoice Diski Challenge champions following a dramatic conclusion to the competition at the Nike Centre in Soweto on Saturday.
Mamelodi Sundowns looked to have the title sign and sealed as they lead 4-0 in their match against Platinum Stars, whilst Abafana Bes’thende had been trailing Free State Stars for 85 minutes.
But Seth Perusnath levelled for the KwaZulu-Natal side with five minutes to play and Nduduzo Sibiya then netted a stoppage time winner to hand them the win they needed to win the second season of the Reserve League.
In an incredible closing minutes, Sandile Dlamini had a goal ruled out for off-side, the same player was then sent off for dissent, Arrows struck the upright and Ea Lla Koto made a goal-line clearance.
This was before Sibiya’s goal gave them the victory and took their points tally to 33, one ahead of the Brazilians, who ended runners-up for a second season running, as well as Polokwane City.
Rise and Shine had earlier gone top of the table when they beat Maritzburg United 1-0 earlier in the day.
In other results from the final round of action, Kaizer Chiefs beat Ajax Cape Town 3-0, Jomo Cosmos thumped University of Pretoria 4-2, and Mpumalanga Black Aces edged Orlando Pirates 2-1.
Bloemfontein Celtic and Bidvest Wits played to a 2-2 draw, with SuperSport United and Chippa United also drawing 1-1.