Bloemfontein Celtic
  • Letladi Madubanya (43)
1 - 2
Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium
28/10/2012 15:30
University of Pretoria
  • (19) Mame Niang
  • (71) Bongani Zungu

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Match report: University of Pretoria beat Bloemfontein Celtic at home

Posted: 28 October 2012 Time: 5:21 pm

University of Pretoria climb to second on the log after a valuable away win at Bloemfontein Celtic on Sunday.

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The first chance of the match fell for Mame Niang in the second minute but his header produced a comfortable low save from Patrick Tignyemb.

However, Niang got it right a few minutes later, when he headed the ball into an open net, after Tignyemb had been forced to keep out a stinging shot from Aubrey Ngoma.

The Senegalese striker came closing to scoring a second just three minutes later when he arrived late to meet a cross from Ramahlwe Mphahlele, but his shot went wide of the near post.

The hosts then came close to leveling matters in the 39th minute when Joel Mogorosi was allowed a free header inside the box, but his effort went inches over the crossbar.

However, the equaliser did arrive four minutes later from a defensive error, as Celtic were awarded an indirect free-kick following Washington Arubi's failure to release the ball within six seconds.

The goalkeeper managed to block the initial shot from Auguston Leonard, but Madubanya was there to nudge the ball over the line and into the net.

The home side threatened to take the lead in the 58th minute when Madubanya found Lyle Lakay at the far post, but his first-time volley was kept out by Arubi.

AmaTuks then managed to carve Celtic open in the 71st minute, when Ngoma released Zungu on the right side of the box, who calmly tucked the ball past the goalkeeper.

Celtic had a few opportunities to claw back a point, but Arubi made up for his earlier blunder with two good saves to deny a header from Bacela in the 80th minute, and another from Madubanya in added time.

Article by: BackpageTxt

HOME: Bloemfontein Celtic

  • 30 Patrick Tignyemb
  • 2 Thabo Nthethe
  • 3 Limbikani Mzava
    76 mins - Jacky Motshegwa
  • 13 Motsere Motlhaping
  • 24 Auguston Leonard
  • 3 Letladi Madubanya
  • 7 Lyle Lakay
  • 17 Joel Mogorosi
    65 mins - Ruzaigh Gamildien
  • 28 John Arwuah
  • 17 Lennox Bacela
  • 25 Lerato Manzini
    78 mins - Mduduzi Nyanda

AWAY: University of Pretoria

  • 36 Washington Arubi
  • 2 Siyabonga Shoyisa
    46 mins - Tebogo Monyai
  • 6 Warren Bishop
  • 15 Buhle Mkhwanazi
  • 16 Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • 5 Dipsy Selolwane
    63 mins - Dumisani Ngwenya
  • 8 Mpho Matsi
  • 13 Aubrey Ngoma
    89 mins - Ayanda Lubelo
  • 24 Ronald Ketjijere
  • 34 Bongani Zungu
  • 29 Mame Niang

Previous comments on this story...

ma-hd
posted: 06:53 pm
Vumani bho!
Kere Vumani bho! Lere siya vuma.

Celtic is so useless. In the league, it has already donated six points. First it was Chippa now Ama-Tuks. Sies man. Or you are still celebrating MACUFE cup. This team is like yoyo. It blow hot and cold. Sokaaa.

Ma-hd: Khosiology
Murenzu Wa Lekhosi
posted: 07:09 pm
Unlike Chippa, Tuks didn't come to just add numbers, this team is going to suprise a lot of people...
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