Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
2 minute read
6 May 2017
3:06 pm

Blow by Blow: Chippa United vs Ajax

Phakaaathi Reporter

Chippa United welcome Ajax Cape Town to the Buffalo City Stadium in East London in a Absa Premiership clash.

Prince Nxumalo of Ajax Cape Town celebrates a goal (Chris Ricco/BackpagePix)

– full time: Chippa United 0-1 Ajax Cape Town

– 90′ 3  minutes of added time will be played

– 85′ Mayambela is replaced by Mzwakali

– 80′ Bergman is carried off the field with an injury

– 78′ Thabo Mosadi goes around Akpeyi to get the opening goal. Chippa United 0-1 Ajax Cape Town 

– 71′ both teams failing to make five or six passes before losing the ball to their opponents

– 66′ throw in for Ajax as Mako puts the Urban Warriors under pressure with his pace

– 63′ referee’s call is in Ajax’s favour

– 57′ Petersen produces another brilliant save to keep a shot from Chippa out

– 54′ Petersen with a brilliant save to deny Manzini

– 50′ Akpeyi intercepts a cross into the box

– 49′ corner kick to Ajax

– 47′ Ajax knocking the ball around

– second half is underway

half time: Chippa United 0-0 Ajax Cape Town 

– 45′ 1 minute of added time will be played

– 42′ Mvelase wasteful in front of goal after beating his marker for paces to get a shot away, the ball goes over the goal posts

– 39′ Pietersen’s free kick shot is punched over the goal posts by Akpeyi

– 38′ free kick to Ajax outside the penalty box

– 33′ corner kick to Chippa, ball goes out for a goal kick

– 30′ Mosadi’s effort is narrowly wide at goal

– 29′ good save from Petersen to keep the ball out

– 25′ a cross from Ajax in deflected out for a corner

– 21′ corner kick to Ajax, Chippa manage to get the ball out of the danger zone

– 18′ offside call goes against Chippa United

– 16′ an attempt from Chippa goes over the goal posts

– 15′ Manzini with a tame shot at goal, he control the ball extremely well in the box to free himself off his marker

– 13′ Mayambela fail to combine effectively in the final third for Ajax

– 8′ Coetzee recovers quickly after losing the ball in the final third with an opponent behind him

– 3′ great start to the game as both side fight for the ball

– kickoff!

Starting XI

Chippa United: Akpeyi, Mako, Bergman, Mvelase, Thopola, Zuke, Mbenyane, Zulu, Wambi, Manzini, Sekome

Ajax Cape Town: Petersen, Isaacs, Pietersen, Coetzee, Sasman, Graham, Mosadi, Margeman, Nxumalo, Mdabuka, Mayambela