Baxter – We were brave today

Knowledge Musona’s equaliser cancelled out Sadate Ouro-Akoriko’s opening goal before a penalty shoot-out (4-2 to Chiefs) decided the winner at a rain soaked Charles Mopeli Stadium. Asked an elated Baxter after the game: “Why is it when you have a penalty shoot-out that you feel like you have won the World Cup.” “Overall I think […]

Steve Kompela: it was a beautiful despite the loss

Knowledge Musona’s equaliser cancelled out Sadate Ouro-Akoriko’s opening goal before a penalty shoot-out decided the winner at a rain soaked Charles Mopeli Stadium. Amakhosi won the shoot-out 4-2 as Bafana Bafana number one Itumeleng Khune made two very good saves. “At the end of it all we can say it was a beautiful match of […]

Chiefs march on into the final four

Bernard Parker scored the decisive penalty as the Amakhosi march into the final four of the competition. The game, played in heavy rainfall, was deadlocked at 1-1 after extra time. Sadate Ouro-Akoriko found the back of the net for Free State Stars, while Knowledge Musona scored for Chiefs.   Stars kept the Chiefs midfield quiet […]

Free State Stars and Kaizer Chiefs promises to be a bruising battle

The 18-year-old Ghanaian striker signed with Ea Lla Koto in the offseason as an unknown but is quickly making a name for himself in South African football, having netted three league goals and one in the last 16 of the Telkom Knockout to help Stars defeat AmaZulu. Gould, in contrast, is a household name to […]

Pirates reach Champions League final

After a goalless draw in the first leg in Soweto a fortnight ago, the 1-1 draw on the night and on aggregate sees the Buccaneers advance on away goals. Rooi Mahamutsa scored the crucial goal early in the second half for the South African side. Esperance settled quickly and dominated the opening minutes of the […]

Mathebula praises his teammates

The Pretoria outfit became the first time to book their spot in the semi-final of the competition after extra-time goals by Thuso Phala and George Maluleka ensured a 3-1 victory, following a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. “It wasn’t easy. Swallows also play good football,” Mathebula said in reflection to the game. “We told ourselves […]

Sarr lauds Stars fighting spirit

The two sides went into the break deadlocked at 1-1 with Mogakolodi Ngele cancelling Dove Wome’s opener, but Mduduzi Nyanda netted the winner in the second half to send his side to the last four. “I’m happy but what is important is not me but the team,” said Sarr. “I want to congratulate my teammates […]