PSL

Smith leads Arrows victory

2012-10-27 20:35
Norman Smith (Gallo)

Durban - Lamontville Golden Arrows registered their second win of the season when they defeated Chippa United 2-0 at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday night.
 
Norman Smith scored both goals to help Abafana Bes'thende move up to 11th place on the Absa Premiership standings.
 
The first chance of the match fell for the hosts in the 13th minute but Daouda Kassaly was able to hold on to Nkosinathi Ogle’s shot which was not struck with full pace.
 
Two minutes later Petrus Ngebo managed to get behind the Arrows defence on the left, but his finishing left him down as he volleyed his shot over the crossbar.
 
Justine Zulu was the next man to hit the target in the 27th minute after pushing forward from the middle of the park, but his shot went straight into the goalkeeper’s gloves.
 
Three minutes later, Zulu released Ogle on the right, who then shifted inside before firing a low shot at goal, but his low strike also produced a comfortable save from the Niger international.
 
The opening goal arrived in the 33rd minute as Smith showed composure inside the box before firing his shot into the roof of the net.
 
Chippa came close to finding the equaliser two minutes when Diego Brown delivered an inswinging freekick towards Ngebo, but his header was deflected wide.
 
Arrows continued to be the better side in the second half and came close to doubling the lead in the 48th minute, but Ogle saw his freekick deflected narrowly over the bar.
 
Chippa's best chance of the match fell for Welcome Qalanto in the 50th minute as he collected a pass from Cole Alexander, but his shot was parried wide by Pavels Steinbors.
 
Arrows took advantage of that missed opportunity two minutes later when Smith tucked his low shot past Kassaly after receiving a pass from Ogle.
 
The hosts finished as the stronger side as Ogle forced a save from Kassaly in the 65th minute, while Philani Shange was also denied by the Niger international five minutes before full time.


Read more on:    golden arrows  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Ecuador sack SWC coach Rueda

2014-07-23 11:01

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com 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
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
08 August 2014
Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United, Loftus Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
09 August 2014
Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs, Charles Mopeli Stadium 15:00
University of Pretoria v Polokwane City, Tuks Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Wits, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Moroka Swallows, Orlando Stadium 20:15
10 August 2014
Bloemfontein Celtic v Black Aces, Free State Stadium 15:00
AmaZulu v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 15:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Vote

Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their Absa Premiership title in the 2014/15 season?

 
 
Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

TV schedule Plan your couch time with our searchable sport TV guide

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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