Stars ease past Maritzburg

2013-10-06 17:15
Henrico Botes (Backpage)

Rustenburg - Second half goals from Henrico Botes and Robert Ng'ambi has handed Platinum Stars a 2-0 victory over visiting Maritzburg United, booking a spot in the quarterfinals of the Telkom Knockout.

Stars replied through Ng'ambi, who forced United goalkeeper Shu-Aib Walters into making a superb save, as he parried away the Malawian's shot with a full-stretch dive to his left.

After receiving the ball inside the area to the left of goal, Ng'ambi remained composed and slotted home with a left-footed shot, stabbing home Stars' second and leaving United with a mountain to climb with a half-an-hour left to play.


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