Absa Premiership

Mbesuma helps Highlands Park hold City

2016-09-27 21:38
Collins Mbesuma (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Highlands Park and Cape Town City drew 1-1 in an Absa Premiership game played at the Makhulong Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday evening.

City full-back Thato Mokeke had chance to fire his side into the lead eight minutes into the game, but his attempt went wide of the Highlands goal-posts.

In the 25th minute, City captain Lebogang Manyama played a good cross into the Highlands box which was cleared away by Ryan Rae.

The visitors nearly grabbed a goal on the stroke of half-time. However, striker Lehlohonolo Majoro's attempt went inches wide of the target.

Former SuperSport United attacking midfielder Manyama fired City into lead with a right-footed finish eight minutes after the hour mark.

The home side responded with a goal four minutes laterand it was Collins Mbesuma who beat City goalkeeper Shu-Aib Walters to make it 1-1 on the night.

Although, both sides launched late attacks in search of a late winner, they were unable to find it and they drew 1-1 on the night.

 

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Fixtures
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Stellenbosch v Maritzburg United, Athlone Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Highlands Park v AmaZulu, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs, Newlands Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:03
Wits v Stellenbosch, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Mamelodi Sundowns, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v Black Leopards, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Golden Arrows, Orlando Stadium 19:30
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