Platinum Stars stun Chiefs

2013-11-23 22:11
Thabiso Semenya (Gallo)

Johannesburg - A second half Thabiso Semenya effort booked Platinum Stars' place in the final of the Telkom Knockout, beating Kaizer Chiefs in the semi-final at FNB Stadium on Saturday night.

The home side had little difficulty going forward and regularly found space in front of Stars midfield, and continued to threaten through Parker and Reneilwe Letsholonyane as the clock approached the half-hour mark.

Five minutes later, Stars had the best chance of the half when an advancing Luvolwethu Mpeta's dipping effort needed a superb stop from Chiefs gloveman Itumeleng Khune, who tipped the shot over the crossbar and out of danger.

Stars held on and ran out worthy winners, setting up a repeat of the MTN8 final, where Stars beat the Sea Robbers to lift the prestigious top eight trophy earlier this year.

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