Maritzburg knock Leopards out of Netbank Cup

Maritzburg knock Leopards out of Netbank Cup

Kert Lentjies

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KertA brace from Kurt Lentjies helped Maritzburg United to a 3-1 win over Black Leopards in a Nedbank Cup Last 32 match at the Harry Gwala stadium on Wednesday night.

The Team of Choice started positively and should have opened the scoring in the fifth minute when Evans Rusike broke through on goal, but he was denied in a one-on-one with the Leopards keeper.

hings went from bad to worse for the away side in the 82nd minute when Rendai Ndou was shown a red card for pulling Rusike down inside the box and the referee pointed to the penalty spot.

Lentjies made no mistake from the spot to hand his side a 3-1 win and a place in the Last 16 of the Nedbank Cup.

Maritzburg United (1) 3 (Lentjies 17’+ 83’ pen, Shandu 70’)
Black Leopards (1) 1 (Nyundu 23’)

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