Chiefs set PSL tone

2014-09-03 09:44
Kaizer Chiefs players celebrating (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - With five out of five wins in the Absa Premiership have Kaizer Chiefs set the tone for the season ahead?

Read Here: Manqele's Chippa move off

August has been quite a month for Amakhosi, they began their season with a 4-0 over Mpumalanga Black Aces in the MTN 8 Cup quarter-final match played at the FNB Stadium on the August 3. That would set the tone as the Glamour Boys drew inspiration from the Aces result to go on and kick-start the 2014/15 season with a hard fought win over Free State Stars in their own backyard on Women’s Day in QwaQwa.

Chiefs concluded the double over a re-organised and rejuvenated Aces with a 2-1 Absa Premiership win in Mbombela on August 13.

The triple riot act was muted over the North West based Platinum Stars in the space of twelve days, first a 2-0 win in the first Leg of the MTN 8 semi-final in Phokeng on August 16. The victory was dubbed the George Maluleka show after the midfielder scored an exquisite brace of goals. That was followed up by 1-0 win over a visiting Bloemfontein Celtic with Mandla Masango continuing in his goal scoring form.

The Glamour Boys secured a place in the MTN 8 final with a convincing 5-0 aggregate scoreline after handing Dikwena a 3-0 defeat. Four days later the Glamour Boys wrapped up their dominance over Stars with a 2-0 win, this time in the PSL. The August month winning streak was wrapped up on a chilly evening at home with a 2-0 win over SuperSport United.

According to Chiefs’ website, August saw Amakhosi score a whopping seventeen goals. The scorers were Masango with five, Maluleka with three, Reneilwe Letsholonyane with two, Kingston Nkhatha with two and Katlego Mphela with one.

In August, Tsepo Masilela notched up three Man of the Match accolades, followed by Letsholonyane with two and Masango, Tefu Mashamaite and Maluleka scooping the other three Man of the Match awards.

Did you read: Ajax’s Graham continues to learn

Can Chiefs continue their dominance after the FIFA international break?

Their next opponents in September are Orlando Pirates in the MTN8 final, University of Pretoria and Chippa United in the PSL.

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
26 October 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Wits, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.