Durban – Chippa United recorded their first win of the season as William Twala scored a second-half brace to safe a 2-Zero conquer AmaZulu on the Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday night.
The match kicked off at a excessive tempo with Chippa firing broad of the mark contained in the first minute of play, earlier than Lehlohonolo Majoro headed over the bar on the reverse finish of the pitch only one minute later.
And, after that vivid begin, the majority of the probabilities would come from set items later within the half.
Chippa earned a free-kick in a superb place outdoors the AmaZulu field within the 12th minute, however the ensuing shot on aim was snapped up by goalkeeper Siyabonga Mbatha.
Usuthu have been awarded their very own free-kick six minutes later, and Siyethemba Sithebe’s cross managed to search out Bongi Ntuli, who headed straight on the ‘keeper.
The hosts common one final likelihood simply after the half-hour mark, however the referee waved away their appeals for a penalty after the ball appeared to strike a defender’s arm.
The impasse was finally damaged after the break, Twala discovering the again of the web with a deflected strike that left Mbatha wrong-footed within the AmaZulu aim.
Any hopes of securing a late draw have been extinguishing 4 minutes remaining in regulation time, Twala stepping as much as bag his second of the night.
The consequence leaves Chippa rooted to the foot of the desk on seven factors, though they’re now simply 4 factors behind the 14th-placed AmaZulu.
– TeamTalk Media