Sibande explains goal-line clearance

Posted: 22 August 2018 Time: 09:41 pm

Highlands Park defender Junior Sibande opened up about his match-saving goal-line clearance against Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Highlands' dream start to their Premiership term continued after holding defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns to a goalless draw in Tshwane.

Veteran defender Sibande’s goal-line clearance will be fondly remembered after denying Wayne Arendse the chance at glory in the closing stages.

“Sundowns is a big team in the country. Coach [Owen da Gama] told us to enjoy ourselves and the game and not panic, and do what we do at training,” Sibande told SuperSport TV.

“The clearance. I think after we cleared the first ball, we slipped a little bit and they crossed it and I slipped at the back post and managed to clear it."

Article by: Staff Reporter

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