Cape Town - Mxolisi Kunene's late goal
helped Baroka FC hold Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-2 draw in an Absa Premiership game
played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on
As a result Bakgaga stay 16th on the league standings, while Amakhosi also
remain fourth on the table.
It took only six minutes for towering defender Erick Mathoho to put Chiefs into
the lead with an easy tap in as the Baroka defence caught napping.
However, Sepana Letsoalo equalized with a left-footed finish four minutes later with new Baroka midfielder
Letladi Madubanya grabbing an assist.
Amakhosi were awarded a chance to restore their lead on the stroke of half-time
after Tsepo Masilela was fouled in the Baroka box.
Bernard Parker made no mistake from the spot-kick, firing past Baroka goalkeeper
Oscarine Masuluke to make it 2-1 to Chiefs heading into the half-time break.
The second-half was slightly dominated by Bakgaka, who attacked in numbers in
search of the equalizing goal against league title chasing Amakhosi.
The likes of Maboke Matlakala and Mzwanele Mahashe had chances to level
matters, but the Baroka duo failed to beat Chiefs keeper Itumeleng Khune.
But Mxolisi Kunene was the hero for Baroka as he made a good run in the 80th
minute, before beating Khune to ensure that game ended in a 2-2 draw.