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Sport - Date: 10 January 2019
Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela / Viewed: 259
Magau United collected three points against the current log leaders, Makhitha Oscar Stars, when they beat them 2-1 in their MMK Administrators League match in Magau on Saturday afternoon.
The absence of the Stars’ playmaker, Lucky Funyufunyu, was clear from the onset as there was no one to win and distribute balls from the middle of the park. It took United 10 minutes to open their account. Stars’ keeper, Faith Ratombo, brought down Harold Musiamo inside the penalty area and the referee pointed to the white spot. Their all-rounder, Phumudzo Silkika, converted the penalty.
The score was 1-0 at half time. Mpho Mathivha equalised with a header.
United increased their margin in the 78th minute. Mashudu Nengovhela won the ball just behind the centre line and ran towards the right corner, from where he dished a square pass to Mpho Mavhandu. Mavhandu headed home to make the score 2-1.
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Kaizer Nengovhela started writing stories for Limpopo Mirror more than a decade ago, in 2 000. Prior to that he had a five year stint at Phala-Phala FM as sports presenter. In 2005 Kaizer received an award from the province's premier as Best Sports Presenter. The same year he was also nominated as Best Sports Reporter by the Makhado Municipality. Kaizer was awarded the Mathatha Tsedu award in 2014.