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Posted: 22 September 2012 Time: 18:44

Text commentary from Saturday's MTN8 Cup Final between SuperSport United and Moroka Swallows at Orlando Stadium.

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Moroka Swallows Xl: Etafia, Isaacs, Mungomeni, Hendricks, Lekgothoane, Nergadze, Mashego, Chabangu, Chenene, Tsutsulupa, Obada.

Swallows subs: Mathibe, Mapemba, Mathebula, Maleka, Sibaya, Nomvete, Kumalo.

Supersport United Xl: Fernandez, Fransman, Nkausu, Doutie, Zuma, Haskins, Gyimah, Khenyeza, Cale, Pietersen, Diouf.

SuperSport United subs: Pule, Erasmus, Maluleka, Mulenga, Maluleke, September, Paulse.

So George Maluleka is on the bench for SuperSport - stunned, if anything. Based on the two line-ups, Moroka Swallows should take this.

20 Minutes before kick-off here at the Orlando stadium: Who will lift the MTN8 trophy?? Share your thoughts...Swallows or United.

Both teams will play a 4-4-2 formation.

Lefa Tsutsulupa and Davies Nkausu lead the sides on to the pitch.

1 - off we go at the Orlando Stadium.

2 - Obada wastes a glorious chance for the Dube birds after a good pass from Chabangu.

4 - Goal ... Cale. !!!! SuperSport United 1 (Cale) Moroka Swallows 0. What a start!!!

Doutie picks up a loose ball and feeds Cale with a stunning pass. He side-foots it in.

9 - Appeals for a penalty from Swallows turned down by the referee as Swallows press for the equaliser. Swallows 0-1 SSU

19 - Goal!!! Nergadze - fantastic finish from just outside the box. Swallows 1 (Nergadze) SuperSport 1 (Cale).

25 - SO unlucky! Fine, fine, fine play from Mashego. Pace, then skips past his marker, but his chip goes over. Deserved a goal that move. 1-1

32 - Good save from Etafia to deny Doutie, who is having a superb game. Neat one-two play from him. He's buzzing! 1-1

36 - Doutie forces a corner kick from a tight angle, Chenene clears for the Dube Birds.

Two minutes added on.

HT: Entertaining first half in the MTN8 Final. Cale with the opener, cancelled out by Nergadze. Very open, attacking 45 minutes. 1-1.

Second half underway: Who will walk win this trophy? Swallows or SuperSport?

50 - Etafia saves Cale's free-kick that finds its way through the wall.

58 - Obada wastes a chance for Swallows, Erasmus replaces Zuma for United.

59 - Chabangu's shot deflect off Hendricks but cleared on the goal line by Diouf.

64 - MTN8 Final Update: Swallows 1-1 SSU.

Nomvete comes on for Obada. Let's get in Bhele!

75 - Score update from the Orlando stadium: Dube Birds 1-1 Matsatsantsa.

Second half has been a lot more scrappy and a lot less exciting. Sloppy passes now trending at Orlando Stadium.

79 - Etafia fists away a long range free-kick effort from Cale.

81 - Khenyeza hammers a shot over the bar. 

Khenyeza's finishing has been poor tonight. And Bevan Fransman should have had a penalty given against him for handball. 1-1.

GOAL!!!. Long ball and Chenene, who is in amazing form, lobs the keeper after a great run. Nice again from Mashego also. Swallows 2-1 SSU.

88 - Moroka Swallows 2 (Nergadze, Chenene*) SuperSport 1 (Cale). Is there a way back for SuperSport?

Four minutes additional time.


FULL TIME: MTN8 final Score: Moroka Swallows (Nergadze, Chenene) 2- 1 SuperSport United (Cale).

Previous comments on this story...

RasKhosi
posted: 06:59 pm
I like it for swallows
Zitro
posted: 07:31 pm
l go with Supersport on this one
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 07:33 pm
Ssport I never supported them in my life, but the truth is, are very dangerous special at this point in time.
Swallow will be running for their money to night.
Super Green
posted: 07:36 pm
I fancy SuperSport to win here. They have been playing rather well lately.
Mthinayi (Bugs Killer)
posted: 07:44 pm
I wish to see a good final and enjoyable one.
Sjk
posted: 08:30 pm
Beautiful goal indeed
Glorified Sendino
posted: 08:47 pm
So far Tsutsulupa is exposing his centrefield nd defence
Anonymous
posted: 08:49 pm
Wish birds could fly at nyt...
Bathandwa184
posted: 09:08 pm
Y dd Pirates let go of Doutie? anyway i dnt care who win it. Wht a Shame no supporters at da Stadium nc nc nc
sogika
posted: 10:11 pm
Well done Swallows.. U played very well & u deserved the accolades tonight, u played very well tonight & credit to the coach for his tactics tonight...well done Zeca Marques!!!
Keep it up boys...fly high Swallows, fly high!!
Rivubye
posted: 08:46 am
How about lerning to be relevence once in our lifes just once, well done swai swai. Bucs until g-string fc surpoters knows that not everything is about chiefs and pirates, you are celebrating as if swallows is gonna borow you the cup to fill your empty cabinet.
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