- Chippa United started life after sacked coach Daine Klate in the best possible way
- The Chilli Boys accounted for Amazulu 2-1 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday afternoon
- This was just their second win of the season, and moved the Gqeberha-based side off the foot of the table
Goals for the visitors came from a seventh-minute penalty by Roscoe Pietersen, before Azola Matrose doubled the lead in the 43rd minute. Veluyeke Zulu pulled one back for the home team in the 92nd minute.
Chippa is now in 13th place with eight points, while Amazulu remained in fifth place with 11 points amassed.
Elsewhere, Stellenbosch FC accounted for Swallows FC with a 2-1 win at the Milpark Stadium in Johannesburg. Stellenbosch moved up to eight spot, with The Birds falling back into 11th place.
AmaZulu: Mothwa, Sikhakhane, Hanamub, Gumede, Mphahlele, Buchanan, Maluleka, Kwem, Zuma, Majoro
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Subs: Amonome, Mabiliso, Zulu, Kunene, Ceesay, Brooks, Khumalo, Ntuli, Malepe
Chippa: Kazapua, Mdunyelwa, Banda, Pietersen, Mbenyane, Matrose, Mkhize, Pfumbidzai, Lebtiso, Kambindu, Luthuli
Subs: Chaine, Abrahams, Mqokozo, Appllis, Chabalala, Mathiane, Mini, Kammies, Ntsabo
Chippa United embarrassed as Manchester United coach Benni McCarthy and Pitso Mosimane show Daine Klate love
Recently fired Chippa United coach Daine Klate knows that he has the backing of heavyweights from his corner.
As reported by Sports Brief, Manchester United first-team coach Benni McCarthy and Pitso Mosimane have expressed sadness about his fate at the Chilli Boys. The side experienced a tough and unlucky start to the season, which was not acceptable to ruthless owner Chippa Mpengesi.
The Orlando Pirates legend was shown the door after a last-gasp 1-0 loss to Mamelodi Sundowns in a tense DStv Premiership match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday evening.
"What a big shame on Daine Klate, I know football is a result driven sport but when you don't give a coach time to change the team's fortune. What chance is there for anyone?
"You should be proud of what you done so early in your coaching career @klatey7. Biggest things await you my broertjie."