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Lebohang 'Cheeseboy' Mokoena

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Downs keep winning

Posted: 13 December 2009 Time: 18:00

The Moses Mabhida Stadium continues to be an unhappy hunting ground for AmaZulu, as they were beaten 3-0 by visitors Mamelodi Sundowns.

All three goals came in the second half goals through the efforts of Katlego Mphela (brace) and Lebohang Mokoena.

In their previous outing at this venue, AmaZulu were beaten 1-0 by Maritzburg United.

This result stretches Sundowns current unbeaten run to five matches, and Bafana Bafana minders will be pleased with Mphela’s good form in front of goals. His strikes in this encounter took his tally of goals to 15, as he continues to head the PSL goalscoring standings.

Although the steady drizzle which fell during much of the first half forced the almost 7 000 supporters in attendance to scurry for cover, they certainly would have not had much to complain about concerning the on-field action.

Both teams were evenly matched, as they took turns to dominate. The standout moments of the first half was clearly the two attempts on goal from either side that hit the respective uprights. First, Mphela hit the post from just outside the penalty area after dispossessing Thamsanqa Sangweni in midfield in the fifth minute.

In the 18th minute Marc van Heerden watched in despair as his power-packed free-kick was tipped to safety by Brian Baloyi in the Sundowns goal, with the help of the post.

A minute later, AmaZulu had a legitimate penalty claim turned down when defender Siboniso Gaxa seemed to have used his hand to prevent the ball from falling into the path of AmaZulu’s Sibusiso Hadebe who was charging into the Sundowns box.

Baloyi was called into action a short while later, this time he got a firm touch to parry away Ayanda Dlamini’s strike from the edge of the area.

The match continued to in a similar in fashion in the second half, until the 70th minute when Mphela diverted Gaxa’s cross past Kalililo Kakonje in the AmaZulu goal. Sundowns supporters hardly completed their celebrations when Lebohang Mokoena crashed home a cross from the right flank a minute later.

The Mphela rubbed further salt into AmaZulu’s wounds when he converted a penalty with seconds remaining. The kick was awarded when Ntokozo Sikhakhane brought down Gaxa in the danger area. Sikhakhane, who replaced Sangweni in the 79th minute, received his marching orders for his efforts.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 06:19 pm
Pretoria soccer league again 3 by 3. Sharpaaaaa.
posted: 06:19 pm
Forget the 3goals (nothin` new).... It was the exciting traditional Sundowns display that I`m chuffed about!

The flair, movement on and off the ball, accurate flowing passes was a marvel to watch! Need I say more ngo-'Pele'?

And it just got worse..... Moriri`s back! Now that`s worth blowing a vuvuzela for! 'Toooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooot'!

Downs are back and meaner than before! Samba!
posted: 06:42 pm
While ''Onocwaka'' a.k.a Kaizer Chimps keep on talking about challenging for the league, Downs keep on ''walking'' that talk. I see bronze (gold for stupid thieves supporters) blood on the 19th, now that Moriri a.k.a ''Modimo wa Bolo'' is back, expect to see more tears from our opponents.

In the beggining of the season i said ''Stoichkov will be a legend at Downs given enough chance'', well today i still maintain that statement...!!!
posted: 06:42 pm
Nye nye nye u scord agaisnt a lowly team its worth celebratin.nxaaa u r stil a long way 4rm da league..ppl must expt Somaar Skop Onayintethe(ssu) is runing away wth it.nx psl is just a joke it aint what it used b.da stardand of futbal has dropd disimaly no wonder kuwina imiswathla ditlaela ghaaaa!
posted: 07:07 pm
Modimo wa Bolo a.k.a Surprise Moriri is back and believe you me that coach who was overly impressed with our attackin force on the 19th, he will be speechless after we demolish his team.

Siyabangena Masandawana...!!!
posted: 07:08 pm
Nye nye nye.sore luzas.manidliwe nithi bani robhile.niwina ngobucrook.i wont b surprisd if ur team's name makes da top list in Ngcobo's 212 pg scandal
posted: 07:34 pm
I actually jumped off my sit when I saw "Modomo wa bolo" coming on to sit on the bench, from then on haters should have known that something crazy will be happening. I feel sorry for Chiefs come the 19th of this gracious month.

Cheeseboy, Mphela, Moriri and Pele Pele Pelembe. Shapa masandawana shapaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Dubula magazin 'safa indlala.
posted: 07:37 pm
Can't wait for the 19th of December, we gonna humiliate that team that wears the same Shirt as Black Leopards or Imbabala yaseMthatha...!!!
posted: 08:02 pm
well done downs,u have make my day happy,especially to c moriri back in action,i like to give a credit to coach and teachnical team,to say job well done keep it up and to the president motsepe u are an inspiretion to the team,lastly pretoria soccer leg rocks,shapa tshwane shapa.
posted: 08:22 pm
The king is back.All hail the king.
posted: 08:24 pm
@ sthule like ur nam shut da hel up.just bcoz u beat lowly amazulu u thnk u cn beat c CHIEFS.dream on..my team as high com da 19th mphelio,wl b silencd.moririro wl b surprisd.pelepele wl b sweetnd.faty paty wl b craby paty...
posted: 08:45 pm
So BrokenFan&his screw are waiting for 2moro to spew bile on this Forum?So it's obvious these Palookas don't know anything about the word Laptop or computor @ home?They're waiting to abuse their Bosse's resources.Ha,ha,ha go back to school boys&girls from Natulwayo in order to own ur own Laptops&computers.Ja anyway whatz da point of my advice when their team's boss is also so illiterate.Has anyone watched Ryder Mofokeng making a fool of himself on 11.12.09 Weekend Live when he called Eliakim Khumalo a "she"?I didn't know that Doc's Dad was a Gay.
posted: 09:12 pm
Wonder : 2009-12-13 19:37 [ Report ]

Lol! broer, I had forgotten about that nickname for a long time.....' Imbabala yase Phefeni'! Lol! lol!

posted: 09:26 pm
Ben Jack : 2009-12-13 20:45 [ Report

You`ve hit the nail in the head!

Most of these majority noise holders carry the latest mobile phones with all the features one needs to get connected.... Hhayi khona, all they do is take pictures,'sms' or send a 'please call me' and claim to have arrived! lol!

All it takes is a call to your service provider ( Okay ke! it`s free!) lol!.... Then you can follow the 'Language' prompts to get internet settings.

`Know your gadgets mabhakaniya ney`mbabala'!LOL! Seriously though!
posted: 07:16 am
Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 07:27 am
Ben Jack : 2009-12-13 20:45 [ Report ]

Ben DUDE, some of US (The Smart KHOSI Fans) are not security guards and dont work night shifts, especially over weekends like most of YOU CIRCUS fans. After all, weekends are meant for spending time with family and friends, not to entertain some life-less idiots.

Wonder : 2009-12-13 18:42 [ Report ]

Wena WONDER, comment about your team of gays and it's bunch of side kicks and leave The Glamarous Ones out of this,

posted: 08:04 am
how does it feel

damn Good- my Team is playing exactly the way i want. we are unpredictable. talent at Chloorkop is exceptionally overwhelming

The Mighty Moriri came back and i tell a lot of clubs are sahking and asking them waht is NExt

i cant wait to whiip the Fake Kaizer Bobby Fa. pressure is on , bring it on

i would like to take this opportunity and thank Booth for still show character against amaxhosa
when we play chiefs i need Mngomeni there

i am out

dot dot 2 b continued
posted: 08:04 am
Thabang: 2009-12-14 07:27 [ Report ]

hahahahahahahahaha...u hit the nail on the head Khosi with a spot on comeback, some of us do have social lifes and when its Sundowns there's nthn much 2 shout about

Ya u won against a STRUGGLING team, what a huge achievment!!! what a circus!! whats this 3 by 3 story now, then they deny that they are copycats (puke)

Khosi elihle n smart
posted: 08:11 am
Thabang: 2009-12-14 07:27

Kanjani Mbabala wanna be or should i say Lidoda Duvha wanna be?

Let me not leave out all the other Mbabalas or Lidoda Duvhas from NatulawayoFC, ninjani?
posted: 08:25 am
sundowns does not give me headaches

we play clinical football.

A lot of critics were very wrong about our technical Team

I for 1 saw this Ridicule Guy named David Kekana speaking to Pelembe During our game against Pie city very intimately , i wonder what was it about?

when we purchased Pelembe-he jumped off and said that Pelembe is going to a star sided team and he wont get game Time and it wil be another Blow

Pelemebe u have proven To me that u R the main drive within the Brazillians's dominent *all i need is a goal 4rom u

but let me not worry because i know you will put one past the Kaizer Bobby FC
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