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Mbombela United chairman Matsebula thrilled with ABC Motsepe League triumph

Posted: 26 July 2015 Time: 20:39

Mbombela United chairman Sikhumbuzo Matsebula said he was left speechless after the club were crowned ABC Motsepe League champions in Kimberley on Sunday afternoon.

United clinched honours and R1 million in prize money by beating Mthatha Bucks 2-1 in the Final at De Beers Stadium.

Both teams had gained promotion to the National First Division prior to the match.

"We have said before the final that our preparations went very well and this is the result,” said Matsebula, whose side were unbeaten in their five play-off ties.

"We were solid again today and played as a team. I am very happy with this achievement and will really set us up nicely as the NFD is starting in just a few weeks.

"I am proud of my players and the technical team for the sterling work they have done.

"I am even speechless.”

Meanwhile, Moses Spandeel of Hungry Lions (Northern Cape) was presented with a trophy for scooping the Top Goal Scorer Award with six goals in the tournament.

Road to the Final:

Group Stages (Group A)

Glendene United 1-3 Mbombela United
Mbombela United 1-1 Roses United
Mbombela United 3-1 Milford FC
Mbombela United 3-2 African All Stars

FINAL:
Mbombela United 2-1 Mthatha Bucks

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