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Ndulula: On target again.

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Premiership match reports: Ndulula helps Usuthu edge Dube Birds

Posted: 14 September 2013 Time: 18:48

AmaZulu edged Moroka Swallows 1-0 on Saturday night, with Bongani Ndulula's first-half goal proving decisive at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

The result, Usuthu's first home win of the campaign, lifts the Durban outfit to seven points and joint-top of the table with SuperSport United, who boast a superior goal difference and will visit Mpumalanga Black Aces on Sunday.

The Dube Birds remain fifth in the standings with seven points from four games, two points behind the pace-setting duo following their first League loss of the season.

Ndulula, who scored the winner against his former side Orlando Pirates in their season opener, should have netted three minutes in but he fired wide from the middle of the box.

Edward Manqele, on loan at Swallows from Mamelodi Sundowns, was guilty of a similarly bad miss soon after at the other end, as he failed to hit the target in a one-on-one situation.

AmaZulu goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini came to his side's rescue in the 18th minute, as he acrobatically denied Dikgang Mabalane after 'Terminator' was released by Bafana Bafana playmaker Lerato Chabangu.

Four minutes later Ndulula slotted the ball home in the area after being teed up by Nkosinathi Mthiyane.

Ndulula, his club's player of the month for August, had a great chance to get a second goal in the 38th minute but he put his effort wide after being put through on goal by Kulegani Madondo.

The Dube Birds threatened just before the break, but Kapini did well to scamper away Mabalane's cross, with Siyabonga Nomvethe lurking in the box.

The second half was desperately short of goal-mouth action, with neither side showing much promise on attack.

Man of the Match Kapini, however, had to be alert to tip over a dangerous Chabangu corner moments before the end to ensure his team the full share of the spoils.

Livefyre comments on this story...

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posted: 2013-09-14 16:54:06

Nxx we dn't care here

we are now waiting Al Ahly to bring our last 3 points.

deeman dee
posted: 2013-09-14 17:01:45

Nice one son.Drogba.

jaytii
posted: 2013-09-14 17:05:15

The chance you get is the chance you utilize...well done boy

T-Man wa leKhosi
posted: 2013-09-14 17:07:32

Heheheheee Drogba uya-peita this season

khosiandgunner101
posted: 2013-09-14 17:28:17

Nice drogba pirates lose amazulu's gain

football brain
posted: 2013-09-14 23:01:16

we are subject to mediocrity in this country....just look how poor is the level of reporting from kickoff to sum up a poor game..........

kickinghardwith Bucs
posted: 2013-09-14 23:13:46

Bucs are grooming players for other clubs to shine, Ndulula is our boy. Just like Lorenzo Gordinho, Siyabonga Nkosi, Abia Nale,Jimmy Tau,Michael Morton, Lebogang Mokoena,Tshepo Liphoko, Vusi Mthimkhulu, the list is endless, Is either we groom them from young age or get them still as rough dimonds and we just instruct Palacios to polish them for the big teams

Pleasure wa leKhosi
posted: 2013-09-15 02:24:54

So far so good 4 Usuthu, hope dey wil keep da momentum going, anyway well done 2my boyz Khosination. Glamourous since day 1 on earth

ikhosizno1
posted: 2013-09-15 04:42:11

Nw we must deal wth ur poor commenting mxm, thrz ntn constructive bwt ur comments u js spilling pile all ova ds blog coz u cn! Evn ur name suggests thrz ntn constructive that u can bring here js shut up man

Mthinayi Bugs Killer
posted: 2013-09-15 12:53:27

Amazulu are killing all old teams, Ndulula and his crew are sending them back to graveyard.

EzyAkpan
posted: 2013-09-16 11:08:18

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