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23/09/2009 19:30

Prince Olomu netted his fifth of the season

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Celtic snatch late win

Posted: 23 September 2009 Time: 21:25

Bloemfontein Celtic have beaten Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 in a highly entertaining Absa Premiership encounter at Vodacom Park on Wednesday night.

The action was end-to-end with both sides having numerous chances to score, but it took a goal in stoppage time from Nigerian Prince Olomu, his fifth of the season, to seal the points for Phunya Sele Sele.

Tshepo Bulu forced a fine early save from Celtic goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb with a 30-yard screamer, before Sandile Ndlovu fired wide from the angle.

Patrick Malokase had an incredible chance to open the scoring when he found himself one-on-one with AmaKhosi goalkeeper Arthur Bartman, but the veteran stopper kept out his low drive with his legs.

Thabang Rooi struck the Celtic crossbar with a thunderous header from Josta Dladla’s corner, as close as either side came in the first half.

Chiefs might have had a penalty when Wellington Sambu cleared the ball against the arm of his own player, Johannes Motlhaping, while at the other end Olomu fired wide after an excellent lay-off from Ndovu.

Reneilwe Letsholonyane forced a good save from Tignyemb with a cross-come-shot, but then missed a sitter as he was put clear through on goal with 20 minutes to play, but put the ball wide with just the keeper to beat.

Bulu then missed another open goal as Tignyemb could only parry Tinashe Nengomasha’s shot into his path, but the young striker fired over with the empty net gaping.

The goal finally came in stoppage time as the Chiefs defence stood watching when Darrel Smith crossed for Olomu to side-foot home from six yards.

Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 09:58 pm
Referee!! Referee!! Referee!! Those were the chants in Bloem, what was the ref suppose to do? It looks like everytime people don't have results their way they just blame the ref. Hard luck to the Khosi. BrokeFan and Sibusiso I hope you are fine
Anonymous
posted: 10:34 pm
A job well-done by Masele
Anonymous
posted: 06:07 am
This is Khosi 4 laugh!
Anonymous
posted: 08:22 am
Fluke showing against Man City, had our hopes high. Whatever happened to the combinatios that we had that we keep searching. Mediocrity seems to be the order of the day in our camp, from management down to the ball boys... Disgusting to say the least, I can't take it anymore being mocked and having nothing to defend the team. I wish that you get the team out your hands now KM, not to mention the useless, arrigant good for nothing BM... It looks like we've drifted from being "thee" team toi being "the whipping boys". Do something now before it's too late!!!
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