Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
1 minute read
13 Oct 2019
6:07 pm

Chiefs’ Macufe Cup dominance ends as Celtic get rare win

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Kaizer Chiefs’ dominance over Bloemfontein Celtic in the Macufe Cup ended as Phunya Sele-Sele got a rare 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. 

POLOKWANE, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 27: during the Absa Premiership match between Bloemfontein Celtic and Kaizer Chiefs at Peter Mokaba Stadium on April 27, 2019 in Polokwane, South Africa. (Photo by Philip Maeta/Gallo Images)

Amakhosi, who had impressively beat Mamelodi Sundowns 4-2 a day earlier, fielded a weakened team as some of the players who have hardly featured this season were given a run.
The likes of Lorenzo Gordinho, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Kabelo Mahlasela and Siphelele Ntshangase were given a rare run.
It was however not for a lack of effort from Amakhosi that they couldn’t find the back of the net but rather a case of missed chances and Sipho Chaine’s brave goalkeeping stopping them from getting goals.
Celtic took the lead four minutes to half time when Thato Lingwati was afforded a free header inside the Amakhosi box.
In the second half, Bruce Bvuma bundled what looked to be a simple catch from a free-kick, letting the ball bounce off his chest and onto Tumisho Mogakwe’s path. The attacker made no mistake and put the ball into the net for Celtic’s insurance goal.

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