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Third win in a row for Celtic

Posted: 11 May 2008 Time: 17:30

Bloemfontein Celtic made it three wins in a row when they beat BidVest Wits 2-0 at the Seisa Ramabodu Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Petrus Mahlatsi scored a brace for the home team.

Mahlatsi opened the scoring in the 2nd minute with a right-footed strike which beat Moeneeb Josephs, after receiving a neat pass from Thabo Nthethe.

In the 23rd minute Shu-Aib Walters made a great save from a long-range thunderbolt by Almiro Lobo. It was a great chance for Wits to level matters but the keeper managed to parry the shot over for a corner.

Wits had another chance to level matters in the 28th minute when Clive Moyo-Modise had a chance, but Walters reacted quickly to block the ball at the player’s feet.

On the stroke of half time Celtic could have made it 2-0 when they were awarded a penalty, but Moses Spandeel’s effort was saved by Josephs.

Mahlatsi completed his brace in the 48th minute with a left-footed shot this time, beating Josephs on the far left after some lovely build-up work from Mark Mayambela.

The win puts Celtic level on points with Orlando Pirates, although the Soweto side are ahead on goal difference. Pirates lie eleventh, Celtic twelfth, with 36 points a piece. Wits sit just above them with 37.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 06:18 pm
now that khabo is gone! damn celtic players
i realised something when the players dont want you as a coach they loose games no matter what you do eg. khabo & gordon, now that they are gone they show commitment n hunger to win,,,can someone help stop this rubbish
posted: 06:30 pm
most of the tym is about technical approach of the coach than the players themselves, eg gordon would play Carrelse on the right but JD was also available
posted: 07:38 pm
Congratulations SIWELELE now go silence those irritatingly annoying big mouths of KAIZER CHEATERS FANS this Wednesday. As for PETRUS MAhlatsi you need to come partner K.Mashego upfront and make a few million rands. Up the SKY. Ayeye you ll take CHIEFS spot in the top 8. He he he. Shame on PIRATES
posted: 09:43 pm
Njabulo what is wrong with you SUNFLOWER FANS, every player that shines at his club you want him to come to sunflower, have you had of the thing called DEVELOPMENT, sorry i dont expect u to know that...go browse the KC, ACT and OP websites orr just go look at the ages in their respective squads you'l get a glimpse of what i'm talking about.
please now just appreciate what other teams have and rother stick to ur old croaks, u knw who they are just look at ur squad.
posted: 08:34 am
Now we'll see is SABC Soccerzone invite Celtic coach to the studio, like they did with Muhsin after winning 2 games.
posted: 09:31 am
mfundo mfundo mfundo, give me 5 names of players that comes from KC development and still making the first team in KC, U know we don't need fans like u in ur beautiful game go support netball bcoz u just like 2 open ur mouth without some facts, next u've got a problem with Downs address me b4 u try to make it a public issue homie, next time u must funda mfundo boy!!!!!!!!
posted: 09:33 am
there u are right Lucas, and Mr Mangena will start saying that celtic is da best team in mzansi
posted: 09:58 am
the players never liked Khabo thts why they lost games, it wasn't the technical team's mistakes, it was the players....
posted: 11:14 am
well done celtic but your happiness ends on Wednesday
posted: 11:24 am
I have been trying to read the article about the Sadunusa champions league game since i didn't watch it but i doesn't open or maybe they too shy to let us comment on it
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