Johannesburg - Platinum
Stars came from a goal down to defeat Orlando Pirates 2-1 in the final of the
2013 Telkom Knockout at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday night.
second-half double from Mogakolodi Ngele saw Dikwena to their second cup
success this season after Lukcy Lekgwathi had put the Buccaneers 1-0 up in the
were hoping to claim revenge on Stars for their defeat in the final of the MTN8
earlier this season, but the Rustenburg team turned the game on its head to
pick up the Telkom Knockout for the second time.
settled the quicker of the two teams, but it was Stars who had the first shot
in anger, with the always dangerous Robert Ng’ambi putting an effort just over
the crossbar in the seventh minute.
the Botswana international cemented his status as a Dikwena hero 10 minutes
later when he crashed home the winning goal. Lindokuhle Mbatha cut inside from
the left and teed up the number 11, who struck a first-time left-footed shot
into the top corner from 20 metres out, 2-1.