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MABASO'S SOLITARY GOAL ENOUGH TO DOWN CHIEFS
Abel Mabaso of Chippa United tackling Philani Zulu  ~ BackpagePix

CHIPPA United displayed an convincing performance on Wednesday night when they surprise Kaizer Chiefs with a 1-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Tebogo Moloi’s charges tarted the match on a high looking for an early goal and they managed to get it in the fourth minute of the match when Abel Mabaso convert Mark Mayambela’s cross inside the 18 area. 

Chiefs nearly went 2-0 down when their former player Zitha Macheke found the back f the net, but his goal was ruled offside.

Steve Komphela’s side were on the back foot in the first half, and their goalkeeper and captain Itumeleng Khune had to pull some great save to ensure the score remain 1-0 going to the half time.

However, in the second half Amakhosi became a better side as they dominated almost the wHole of the second half, but failed to find the back of the net.

Chippa captain James Okwuosa produced a man of the match performance containing Chiefs attackers the whole match and clearing one ball off the line to ensure his side secure the maximum points.

They nearly extended their lead when substitute Katlego Mashego saw his goal-bound strike blocked by Teenage Hadebe. 

The victory saw Chippa climb the log to second position with 19 points equal to the leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, As well as Baroka and Orlando Pirates who are occupying third and fourth spot respectively.

Meanwhile PSL champions Bidvest Wits struggle in the league continued when they were held to a goalless draw by struggling Ajax cape Town at Bidvest Stadium. Wits remain the bottom of the log with 10 points after 12 matches.

AmaZulu and Bloemfontein Celtic match was called off due to a waterlogged King Zwelithini Stadium.

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