First game of 2018-2019 Tse Ditona Mascom Top 8 started at Orapa where the Ostriches had to rub shoulders with the in-form soldier boys of BDF XI at Itekeng stadium.
The game started at a high tempo from both sides as the weather was also favoring the boys to take it all out.
The two teams gave it all in the first half although with nothing to show to a fulfilling and energetic turnout that was experienced in the stands.
The second half had nothing much to take home until the 66th minute when BDF XI was awarded a penalty.
Moathodi Ralesota did not shy away to make the first goal of the Mascom Top 8 tournament.
He converted it from the spot and make it 1-0 to secure an away goal which will be very vital in their second leg.
BDF XI shot stopper who is currently doing wonders behind the posts, Tumiso Mashakola went home with the Mascom Top 8 man of the match award. which he pocketed P4, 000.