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Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
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Chiefs and Celtic draw

Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic draw League clash

Posted: 6 October 2012 Time: 07:53 pm

Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic drew 0-0 in an exciting League clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday evening.

In front of a packed house, the Amakhosi created the better chances and will feel disappointed at not having claimed all three points on offer, though Phunya Sele Sele were resilient opponents who claimed their first away point of the season thanks to a great showing from goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb.

Chiefs dominated the early stages and should have taken the lead on 10 minutes when George Lebese was faced with only the goalkeeper to beat, but he hesitated and was quickly closed down by Patrick Tignyemb and his defenders.

The hosts really put Celtic’s defence under siege in the first quarter hour or so, but the men in green and white kept their composure well and weathered the storm, before establishing a foothold in the game.

In fact, Phunya Sele Sele had arguably the best chance of the first half. A ball fell kindly for Lerato Manzini in the penalty area but he shot straight at Itumeleng Khune when presented with a clear sight of goal.

The first half ended with the score line blank and neither goalkeeper having made any saves of real significance or difficulty.

The second half followed a similar pattern to the first until about 20 minutes to play when the Amakhosi suddenly upped the tempo and began to put Celtic under enormous pressure at the back.

Bernard Parker almost netted his eighth goal of the season with a delicate touch off a low cross from Lebese, but the ball rebounded off the inside of the upright before being hacked clear of the danger zone.

On the 70 minute mark Lehlohonolo Majoro controlled a superb long pass from Lebese, but his effort on goal was bravely blocked by Tignyemb, who had moved quickly off his line to close down the angle.

With nine minutes to play Celtic created another clear scoring chance when substitute Mduduzi Nyanda brought down a cross before making an angle to shoot on goal, but again the effort was straight at Khune.

On 89 minutes Reneilwe Letsholonyane executed a neat turn and shot in the Celtic penalty area, but his goal-bound effort was brilliantly saved by Tignyemb, while in injury time Majoro shot just wide from the edge of the box.

HOME: Kaizer Chiefs

  • 32 Itumeleng Khune
  • 3 Mulomowandau Mathoho
  • 18 Kgotso Moleko
  • 23 Tefu Mashamaite
  • 29 Jimmy Jambo
  • 6 Reneilwe Letsholonyane
  • 14 Siphiwe Tshabalala
  • 17 George Lebese
    78 mins - Mandla Masango
  • 31 Willard Katsande
    90 mins - Kingston Nkhatha
  • 25 Bernard Parker
    72 mins - Sthembiso Ngcobo
  • 45 Lehlohonolo Majoro

AWAY: Bloemfontein Celtic

  • 30 Patrick Tignyemb
  • 2 Thabo Nthethe
  • 3 Limbikani Mzava
  • 4 Tsietsi Mahoa
  • 26 Dominic Isaacs
  • 17 Joel Mogorosi
    76 mins - Mduduzi Nyanda
  • 22 Ruzaigh Gamildien
  • 28 John Arwuah
  • 41 Letladi Madubanya
  • 17 Lennox Bacela
    86 mins - Itumeleng Duiker
  • 25 Lerato Manzini
    66 mins - Siyabonga Nontshinga

Previous comments on this story...

The Phefeni Boy
posted: 07:55 pm
What a game.......1 point not bad...we are still unbeaten.......we are marching on.
EDDIE 4 KHOSI
posted: 07:57 pm
AMAKHOSI ASAJABULILE, still no loss and still on top
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 07:58 pm
A best soccer ever in Psl was displayed today.

Amakhosi no one will remove them from top spot.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 07:59 pm
As usual the game well attended by the Amakhosi supporters......dankie PE
RIVELE
posted: 07:59 pm
unlike loosing
Inkomo
posted: 07:59 pm
What a game proud to K4L. Bathin ondaba.
Hangwanie
posted: 08:00 pm
What a game? We could have won the game. Majoro is better of as a substitute.
Khosi for life....
ZebraHunter
posted: 08:01 pm
I thought they were untouchable and score as they like. Much better Celtics than when they played Pirates.
deBuc
posted: 08:02 pm
Akuna Bantu la!!! Just a bunch of overrated cows. Parker Parker Parker Parker !! I knw him he is done 4 de season! Suffering from too much 4play and early ejaculation!!
deBuc
posted: 08:04 pm
My wish is des cows take Q1 Q2 Q3 and they knw where Q4 belongs to!! De wheels are slowly coming off here
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 08:05 pm
Yes,yes and yes again we will take this League.
EDDIE 4 KHOSI
posted: 08:06 pm
It was such a pulsating game,a test of character for AMAKHOSI and well done to CELTICS though they only wanted a draw out of this match....but they thought we were PIERATS and we didn't lose as the RATS expected us to......Q-INOVATION is in the bag....nobody will catch us now as i'm sure TUKS will lose to the RATS tomorrow
Matabz the football lover
posted: 08:06 pm
Atleast we got a point out of our game whereas Pie-ratz lost the game to Celtics last Sunday. Look out for Tuks, they are on form!
deBuc
posted: 08:07 pm
First 10 min dey run then de steam is gone!! Cows!!

Buccaneer until nyawana uses both feet!
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 08:08 pm
Willard Katsande is underrated....this boy can play.
xqzit
posted: 08:09 pm
Khosix for life...better luck next time!
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 08:09 pm
Some people will be happy because we played a draw, but if u watched the game you will realize that we played as King of soccer.
Musaukanyi
posted: 08:09 pm
@BucsPrince

We are touchable, but our losing opponents always made us untouchable. We got 33% of points against Celtic (they got the same point) and you got nothing (Assuming that you are PieHole).

I am saddened as a Chiefs fan. As rare in the past, we controlled the whole 90 mins and only got a point. Celtic was only there in patches. the same patches PieHoles failed to deal with last Sunday.
deBuc
posted: 08:11 pm
We hav a date with des cows 08/12/12. Dey will never win a league even if we can lose 2moro & dey lead with 13 points!

Usain Bolt is coming
kicking-with-kickoff
posted: 08:11 pm
Paker, Majoro, Nkhatha I mean all the goal scoring machines were there, but you know what o-o. why not 2-2 or 1-1
I sense some danger here gents. I pray that the buble must not burst now, atleast after 10 games or so. Remember, even after 25 games we will be saying its too early to predict, everybody must bear in mind, i will remind you again later this year
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