Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic advanced to the
next round of the Nedbank Cup, following their 2-1 victory against Super
Eagles at Goble Park on Sunday.
Mpusana Tani rescued Bloemfontein Celtic from a potentially
embarrassing situation, when he scored the team's winning goal with just
two minutes to play.
The trip to Goble Park has never been a comfortable one for teams
competing in the Premier Soccer League (PSL). Even Free State Stars, who
often play their home games at Goble Park, don't like playing there.
Celtic, which is currently negotiating some internal turmoil, would
have known just how daunting Sunday afternoon would be and their worst
fears were almost realised. Sunday's was also a frustrating affair for
When Ndumiso Mabena missed his opportunity to extend Siwelele's lead
before the half-time interval, it appeared the writing was on the wall
for the visitors. It just felt like it was going to be one of those
Sunday's was a scrappy, untidy affair but Neo Maema broke the
deadlock about six minutes before that penalty. A rare moment of
excitement. To his credit, the curling strike, from the edge of the box,
was somewhat of a stunner.
At half-time it even felt like that solitary goal would be enough.
However, Eagles were determined to make a contribution of their own to
this dull script.
Motsamia Moloi's composed effort in the 60th minutes kept the home
team in the contest and it had Celtic worried...for the remainder of the
second half really. As it so happens, David doesn't always beat