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Harry Gwala
27/05/2017 15:00
Referee: Daniel Bennett

Maritzburg make MTN8, Celtic safe

Posted: 27 May 2017 Time: 13:23

Maritzburg United qualified for the MTN8 for only the second time in their history after ending the season with a 1-1 draw against Bloemfontein Celtic at Harry Gwala Stadium.

Musa Nyatama broke the deadlock shortly before half-time for Phunya Sele Sele, who entered the final round of fixtures at risk of relegation.

However, substitute Mohau Mokate equalised in the 50th minute for a Maritzburg outfit that has shone under caretaker coach Fadlu Davids.

Maritzburg, who also finished inside the top eight in 2014/15, end the season in seventh spot on the standings with 38 points from 30 matches, having narrowly survived relegation last term.

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Celtic finished a point above the drop zone in 12th place on the table, as Highlands Park were demoted and Baroka were forced into the play-offs.

Article by: Staff Reporter

HOME: Maritzburg United

Coach: Fadlu Davids
Formation: 3-4-2-1

AWAY: Bloemfontein Celtic

Coach: Lehlohonolo Seema
Formation: 4-4-2

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