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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...

mbuco3
posted: 08:41 am
nyc coach i lyk yo subtitutio 2use young stars keep it up especily for lebese and khune
Anonymous
posted: 08:46 am
Good display by Chiefs, they were a marvel to watch to be honest.Its good to see them, for a change winning with some brown envelope tactics.Its either Chips are either now on fire or 'Inkatha' are just swaak.Siyohlangana phambili!
Lacoste_AM-A-Khosi
posted: 09:21 am
Well done Khosis.

Its On to the Next One.
Anonymous
posted: 09:23 am
Superbrand,i understand that English is not your mother tongue but using it when you don't know it, is idiotic. It is not "Congradulations" but "Congratulations". my nine year old son can do much better than you. You also claim that Pirates is the best team in the PSL. What have they done to claim that status? Winning one cup after a decade and now you claim that Chiefs should be scared of them. I think you have lost your memory, let me help you with facts. Chiefs name is engraved twice in the Telkom Cup and your team was Chiefs victim in the semi final last season and if Chiefs is lucky to draw your team then you are going home early. Your team was lucky to beat Chiefs in the semi final through that goal by a player who have not featured much since that famous goal against Chiefs.
Anonymous
posted: 09:34 am
Pierre:2010-10-25 09:23


No one is responding to that animal my friend,u are just wastin ur time. SuperStupid is an animal and he's not
willing to change, just leave this donki alone.
Anonymous
posted: 10:02 am

Chiefs will never win this cup, all team in the last 8 are just to good for Kaiza Shiefs with Maritzburg being an exception.

Heita Superbrand, keep on doing what you do best, and u have my full support. Tell them what they trully are.
Champ Thivhu
posted: 10:21 am
I am afraid now...the thug has respond to me. I must qualify my statement now

Bloggers, I am a Farmer boy growing Green or Red cabbages (not golden as I was corrected) at Naturena Village farm. I supply the cabbages to All psl Trophies a father to Superblind aka Nyosi to throw them in the toilet.
I am glad that I am not like Superblind aka Nyosi who is a thug, he is having unlicenced firearm without serial number and 13 bullets. Nyosi always sing "Mshini wam" with the son in law of the President while they are travelling to Mpumalanga with Mhlongos' BMW.
They are the product oa Arms Deal, their club is Pistol FC.
Rathibho
posted: 10:24 am
Kante guys,wats the big deal btwn you fellow mates and pirates....i min pirates gase team e ka gainang that much attension frm us,the fact remains,we have young stars of quality!!!
Anonymous
posted: 10:31 am
Re tla diShapa kaofela until they realise the futility of their negativity towards the migthy Amakhosi.
King, heheheehe.....toe maar.
Back - To - Back Trebble Champ Mopheme
posted: 10:38 am
Amazulu was simply useless, huffing and puffing all over the field for the whole night. Chipz is still weak I won't mind if Pirates can draw them again and then we will moer them again..!!
Rathibho
posted: 10:39 am
Mr King......so sure!!i just know that chiefs is not good at dissapointing...thats wat i know 4 sure!!!an 4 pirates,no comment!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
posted: 10:43 am
I knew it. Amazulu were sleeping, next time when they manage more than a single goal it would mean they are very hot not that they played with a weak team. Hehehehehehehehe, haters. Whatever but Chiefs rocks!!!!!! Makhosi.

For Life of'cos.
Anonymous
posted: 10:44 am
Hola King!!!! Chiefs will never win this cup but WHO?
Anonymous
posted: 10:44 am

Sibeko, Kaizer Jnr, Nhleko, Masango, Rooi, Nahayo, Nale, Masango, Punch,Yende, Nengromasha, Dhlwadhlwa

Kaiza Chiefs holligans please get real now, u cant expect to win any trophy with such average players.
Anonymous
posted: 10:47 am

Chiefs vs SSU and Chiefs is out

Chiefs vs Sundowns Chiefs is out

Chiefs vs Santos Chiefs is out

Chiefs vs Mariztburg......MAYBE but chiefs is out

Chiefs vs THE GALAXI OF STARS .......Chiefs out before the game, they are scared of this Superbrand.
Mfundisi One-Skipper Bakaniya
posted: 11:01 am
Lolest, that was an obvious game..come thursday, the draw will say Chiefs vs Sundowns/pirates..le tlo rota..you think you are on fire neh..jst wait and see, you bloody yellow and dark black
Anonymous
posted: 05:53 pm
What about Galaxy(whites) of stars vs Mpumalanga (Black) Aces,heheheeheheh,I smell a rat
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