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Sport - Date: 20 April 2017
Written by: Frank Mavhungu / Viewed: 251
One of the Limpopo based NFD league sides, Magezi FC, were pushed deep into the relegation quagmire by Amazulu, who beat them 3-0 at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban on Sunday.
Mabhuthi Kenyeza opened the KZN team’s account in the 24th minute. Tapelo Nyogo was on target in the 29th minute following Kenyeza’s great pass. Amazulu were leading 3-0 at half time after Lungelo Dlamini found the net in the 35th minute.
Magezi tried every trick in the book in their search for goals, but their strikers could not find the net.
Jomo Cosmos rose to the occasion and held the pace setters, Thanda Royal Zulu, to a 1-1 draw at the Tsakane Stadium in Johannesburg. Cosmos were the first to blow the trumpet. Frederick Nsabiyunga blasted in a rocket following a scramble within the box. Thanda fought back four minutes into the second half. Thabiso Nkoana beat the keeper with a long-range half volley.
The University of Pretoria lost 0-1 to Royal Eagles at the Tuks Stadium in Pretoria. The goal which earned the Eagles the important three points came in the 78th minute via Sedwyn George. Royal Eagles are back in the promotional play-off race following the victory.
Stellenbosch FC beat Witbank Spurs 2-1 at the Parow Park Stadium. Marcus Lecky and Diego Brown scored for the Cape Town side while Spurs retaliated through Dumisani Gumede on the stroke of full time.
Santos lost 0-1 to Mthatha Bucks at the Mthatha Stadium. Petrus Ngebo was on target in the 89th minute to give the Eastern Cape side a narrow victory. Black Leopards lost 1-2 to Real Kings despite the fact that they were the first to find the net. Their solitary goal came via Phathutshedzo Nange in the 49th minute. Real Kings scored two goals in the last ten minutes of the game via Thobani Kunene and Bongani Mtshali.
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Frank is a Human Resources Manager at the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. He is the longest serving correspondent of the Mirror, having joined us at the end of 1990. He mainly writes sports reports and resides at Tsianda Village. In 2004, Frank won the National Castle League Award, an award for the best reporter in the SAB league in South Africa.
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