Absa Premiership

Chippa overpower Black Leopards for 2nd win of the season

2019-11-27 21:49
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Absa Premiership trophy (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Chippa United claimed only their second win of the Absa Premiership season on Wednesday night as they thrashed Black Leopards 3-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

The hosts wasted little time to get themselves into the lead as midfielder Thabo Rakhale found the back of the Leopards net in the sixth minute.

The momentum continued to build for the Chilli Boys and they were rewarded for their enterprising football in the 19th minute when Chidi Kwem netted their second to consolidate their control over the game.

Chippa were once again on the attack just before the interval and almost found their third goal via William Twala, but his attempt was kept out by Leopards goalkeeper Jonas Mendes.

Veli Mothwa was finally put to the test around the hour mark as Leopards peppered a few shots on target, but the Chippa gloveman did well to keep the two-goal advantage intact.

The result was put to bed in the 84th minute as Twala made it 3-0 to the home team with a timely strike to secure all three points.

The Chilli Boys remain rooted to the bottom of the standings despite the win but are only one point behind their nearest rivals, while Leopards are a point above the drop zone.

 

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Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Wits v Mamelodi Sundowns, Moses Mabhida Stadium 19:30
Friday, 20 December 2019
Wits v Cape Town City, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 21 December 2019
Highlands Park v Golden Arrows, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Orlando Pirates v Black Leopards, Orlando Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Stellenbosch, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
Chippa United v SuperSport United, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:15
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