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Kaizer Chiefs beat AmaZulu in Telkom Knockout

Posted: 23 October 2010 Time: 22:25

Kaizer Chiefs beat AmaZulu 2-0 in the last 16 of the Telkom Knockout Cup on Saturday night.

Goals from Abia Nale and Reneilwe Letsholonyane, near the interval, settled matters for the Amakhosi.

AmaZulu, who were second best for much of this encounter, where outdone by a well drilled Chiefs side who were firm on defence and creative on attack.

The match started at a good tempo much to the delight of the approximately 25 000 spectators in attendance.

Kaizer Chiefs’ Knowledge Musona was the first player to get a shot on target when he hit a well drilled effort from the edge of the AmaZulu penalty area in the 17th minute, but Mbongeni Mzimela playing in goals was able to collect comfortably.

A few minutes later a Musona free-kick deflected off home side’s defensive wall and rattled the upright, Mzimela was well beaten. The kick was awarded when the keeper was judged to have handled the ball outside his area.

AmaZulu’s only attempt on goal in the half came when Ayanda Dlamini arrowed a firm header on target from Bongani Mbele’s set-piece, Itumeleng Khune – the Chiefs goalkeeper – needed to attempts to gather the effort.

But as the half progressed, the visitors began to up the ante and it was only through some desperate defending that AmaZulu prevented Chiefs from opening the scoring.

And when Musona was gifted possession by the opposing defence, he hit the base of AmaZulu’s upright with Mzimela at his mercy.

Chiefs’ pressure finally yielded dividends in the 41st minute when Kaizer Motaung collected the ball in midfield, shrugged off a marker, beat another and slid an inch perfect pass into the path of Nale. The winger applied the finishing touch with a firm low drive that had the beating of Mzimela.

Two minutes later, Mthokozisi Yende, playing in central midfield for Chiefs, threaded the ball to Musona who took up a wide position on the left flank. The striker left his marker for dead and fired a low cross into the AmaZulu penalty area.

Three unmarked Chiefs players were queuing up to blast home but Letsholonyane took it upon himself to apply the finishing touches, he easily side-footed past a stranded Mzimela.

Try as they like the home side were still not able to muster any meaningful attempts on goals in the second half.

Apart from a few probing crosses played into Chiefs penalty area which Itumeleng Khune dealt with easily, AmaZulu had nothing to show for their second half endeavours.

Previous comments on this story...

Swona Champ!
posted: 01:09 pm
Ally but this time dont throw this cabbages on the pitch, the drunk judge will lock you out and fine you mR1, with the financial condition of your team! you need every cent!
Swona Champ!
posted: 01:10 pm
and be careful for what you ask for, dont you want to play in a cup final this season?
Anonymous
posted: 01:23 pm
I am the farmer boy growing golden cabbages at Naturena village... I dont have a degree in english, I dont have unlicenced pistol, I am not a thug... Supperblind aka Nyosi is a thug, he has a pistol and 13 bullets... He works on Arms Deal for Pistol FC.
My cabbages are coming ok...

Love & Peace... Black & Gold
Maestro KC
posted: 01:53 pm
Khosification....
Anonymous
posted: 01:57 pm
Wel done makhosikazi,i knw sum of u wish u draw poho e ntsho while sum r scared of us,rona re ready 4 anythin,infact knockin out in the next ryt it will b a bonus 4 us,i hop w get 2 play the farmers n sort this thin out now,or ka njani bafowethu?

Tsipa tse ntsho Tsipa.
Anonymous
posted: 02:01 pm
Did any1 notice the poor display by sabc while bucs were playin GA,i hate sabc wth passion n hope the psl can sell ol their games 2 supasport 4 our sake.Anyway gud 2 al those who qualified n hope the draw will b exciting.

Ke ntse ke Tsipa ka boomo tse ntsho,ke thupa feela lemong sena.
Anonymous
posted: 02:39 pm
@thivhu hahaha!! ur kiling me with that farm boy statement kwakwakwakilikilikili!!
Anonymous
posted: 03:18 pm
football101 : 2010-10-24 08:37

For a moment i thought here is someone i can engage on this forum because he can stand his grounds with facts .And then you had to finish off with that tone and i thought, no, he is actually not the one. That is as far as i can go with my response to you ndoda. You messed it up. I'm not just like any cabbage, YOU are just like all the cabbages, rotten and fresh from the ground..you still remain a cabbage in thought and behaviour..literally speaking.
Now, change your tone if you want to engage me...boy!
Anonymous
posted: 03:19 pm
@Shaki & Swona ha! ha! ha! i learn 4rm my mistakes guyz dis tym kangeke ngidefende 4 whole the 90 minutes dats bull shiit guyz, dis tym ngizotheli induku one tym.
Anonymous
posted: 03:31 pm
Who wil engae a donky like dikotsi in football matters?these things from naturena knw nothing abt soccer.
Anonymous
posted: 04:06 pm
soccerladuma : 2010-10-24 15:31
Who wil engae a donky like dikotsi in football matters?these things from naturena knw nothing abt soccer.

Hehehehe, you are obviously a small boy who heared teh parents screaming goal from the kitchen while you were playing with your toys and you decided yeah, that sounds nice and you started following that team that scored.
I obviously would not want to tuggle it with you boy, u will just swear at me everytime u lack facts. Go outside and play le dithaka tsa hao before u start swearing again.
Anonymous
posted: 04:12 pm
Thela abobani induku ally?thina angeke mpinch,how i so wish hore the draw see us meeting again so that i can once again prove that i'm the king of soweto.SHAKIRAH LOVE TEKO AND PIRATES.
Treble brace Champ \"Superbrand\"
posted: 04:27 pm
Congradulations to Amakhosi amaKhabishi!!!!!! Pray in your next game, you are not drawn to the best team in the PSL, the Mighty Bucs.
Treble brace Champ \"Superbrand\"
posted: 04:33 pm
He he he he he!!! Thivhu!! the cabbage farmer is losing his mind!! there are no gold cabbages, they are green or red!! Let me remind you: Here we discuss soccer not farming. Please go to agriforum and tell them about your far fetched tales of gold cabbages in Nyweturena farm village.
Anonymous
posted: 04:51 pm
Celtics lot again...whats wrong with MTN? leopards was relegated ,Sundowns stopped winning the league, and now Celtics is losing in the first round...again.
Anonymous
posted: 05:28 pm
Hey shaki mpinch yaka take dis"one day is one day"
Anonymous
posted: 08:17 pm
Hehehehe, people try to make sense each time Chiefs win, and start swearign when their attempt at making sense are scoffed at because they are actually not making sense...heheehe. Poor guys, Chiefs e tla le etsa mahlanya strue..your hate will actually be your own stupidity. Stop heshing and see a game for what it is...please! for your own health sake. Some of you are still very young to can stress like this...Khosi4life
Sos
posted: 07:53 am
as for the chibukus, their headlines says it was a lucky escape for them.
Anonymous
posted: 08:18 am

Chiefs is on Fire until they meet the galaxi of stars, Bucs.

Question is: Is chiefs prepared to meet Bucsalorna in the last 8.

Chiefs must play Maritzburg in the last 8 and then lose once again to Pirates in the semis, and it will 2 in the bag for Bucs.
Dr Prof
posted: 08:41 am
sizwe:

Your accusation of a journalist who filed up this report for what you call a 'pathetic' report lack base. I have gone through the report itself to ascertain the incorrect of grammatical mistakes, but I hardly noticed any. Perhaps you're a layperson (i.e. not familiar with scientific English), to the reporter, I find your article worthy reading.

On KC's win over the weekend, the boys played exceptionally well, but still we need to work on our finishing, boys hurry up in the box.
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