DStv Premiership Match Report: Kaizer Chiefs Loses to Sekhukhune United

DStv Premiership Match Report: Kaizer Chiefs Loses to Sekhukhune United

  • Sekhukhune United pulled off a monumental upset over Kaizer Chiefs at Soccer City
  • Babina Noko defeated the Amakhosi 1-0 on Saturday night in a DStv Premiership encounter
  • The defeat derailed the host team's hopes of stealing a march on log leaders and champions Mamelodi Sundowns

Sekhukhune United continued their scalping of the Soweto giants in the 2022-23 DStv Premiership season.

Babina Noko marched into Soccer City to claim all three points against Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday night. The visitors' goal came from Vusumzi Mncube in the 49th minute.

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Sekhukhune United rained on Kaizer Chiefs' birthday celebrations. Image source: Getty Images.
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The result saw United climb into 13th place with 15 points after 15 matches. Chiefs remained stuck in fourth place on 24 points. Disappointingly for them, the loss came on the 53rd anniversary of its founding, spoiling any birthday celebrations for those in black-and-gold at the stadium and around the country..

Kaizer Chiefs starting XI: Khune, Frosler, Dove, Kwinika, Hlanti, Zwane, Maart, Ngcobo, Dolly, Mahlatsi, Bimenyimana

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Subs: Bvuma, Ngezana, Du Preez, Matlou, Sekgota, Solomons, Radebe, Duba, Shabalala

Sekhukhune United XI: Sangare, Mobbie, Zulu, Cardoso, Gyimah, Leepile, Ohizu, Kabwe, Mncube, Seabi, Letsoalo.

Subs: Nsabata, Mkhabela, Ntiya-Ntiya, Mahashe, Mashikinya, Mokhabi, Mosiatlaga, Mokwana, Mabasa.

Cape Town City beats Orlando Pirates

Cape Town City defeated Orlando Pirates 2-1 on Saturday evening in a DStv Premiership encounter at the Cape Town Stadium.

The Buccaneers, absolutely poor in front of goals in the league this season, needed nothing but a win to keep their title hopes alive as they fade with every passing day, but flopped again.

The result leaves Pirates stranded in seventh place with 19 points after 15 matchings. Staggeringly and shockingly, they have scored just 10 league goals all season. Even worse, they have failed to score a second-half goal all season, while conceding eight in this period of the game.

Legendary Pirates fan passes away

The South African football fraternity is in mourning following the passing of an icon Orlando Pirates supporter.

Goodenough Sithole passed away in the early hours of Friday morning. Sithole became a household name following a sensational interview over 10 years ago that is now a part of South African cultural folklore.

Source: Sports Brief News