Maritzburg United edged out by Rise and Shine
27 September 2016
Polokwane City are visiting the Team of Choice at Harry Gwala Stadium on Tuesday night at 19h30.
City had the first chances of the match, Thobani Mncwango and Puleng Tlolane having their efforts saved by Virgil Vries while Rodney Ramagalela fired wide.
There was an opportunity for United on 30 minutes when Kurt Lentjies played in Evans Rusike, but the Zimbabwean could not hit the target.
The second half neither side able to carve out chances until the 66th minute, when substitute Sipho Jembula smashed in a shot from outside the box.
The Team of Choice rallied hard for a leveller, but the closest they came was five minutes from time when Mohau Mokate headed Lentjies’ cross over the bar.
Maritzburg United: Vries, Mogapi (Mokate 73’), Onyango, Fransman, Moyo (Makaringe 46’), Weidlich, Lentjies, Nale (Sanoka 46’), Rusike, Mekoa, Van Wyk.
Polokwane City: Chigova, Semenya, Hlongwane, Tema, Mbonani, Seabi, Ramagalela, Manaka, Mncwango (Ndou 89’), Tlolane (Jembula 66’), Maluleke (Maponyane 92’).