K4L go down to champions Bantu in EPL

Bantu
2
0
Kick4Life
Kalake (3’)
Jokojokwane (54’)
K4L go down to champions Bantu in EPL
Steve Fleming
February 28, 2019

Kick4Life were edged 2-0 by the defending Econet Premier League champions, Bantu on Wednesday afternoon at Setsoto stadium.

The Old Europa team was left disappointed as they now recorded their third consecutive loss. Bantu managed to get an early goal as Hlompho Kalake unleashed from close range in the 3rd minute of the game.

An attractive transitional play in the middle of the park saw Tseliso Botsane missing out on Mokoteli Mohapi’s pass in the 13th minute. Sele Thetsane was called into play to pull an excellent punch to deny Litsepe Marabe in the 25th minute.

Bonang Mohapi was brought down on the edge of the 18yard and Seeiso Lerotholi’s efforts were easily cleared by Mkwanazi Motlomelo in the 31st minute. Tsietsi Khooa was marvellous to deny Lepekola Seetane a goal as he cleared the ball on the line with few seconds before the break.

When the game resumed from the interval, Obakeng Modirwa replaced Paballo Mafeka. Botsane should have capitalised after Khooa missed a header but he fired wide at goals in the 49th minute.

Mokoteli was punished for losing possession of the ball infornt of goals as Lazola Jokojokwane released a grounder, doubling A-Matso Matabele’s lead in the 54th minute. Botsane was gifted with another chance in the 74th minute but he was led down by his ball control.

Full Time; (Kalake 3’, Jokojokwane 54’) Bantu 2-0 Kick4Life

Man Of the Match: Liteboho Nkune

Starting XI: Thetsane, Nkune, Lerotholi, Masualle, Thamahane, Mafeka (Modirwa 45’), Mokhahlane, Mohapi-B (Kamela 55’), Botsane, Mohapi-M, Seetane (Ntene 66’)

Substitutes: Moabi, Teele, Desire, Kalosane

Yellow card: Tseliso Botsane

League Table

PWDLFAGDPts
1Matlama19142335112444
2LCS20125329111841
3Bantu1710613252736
4Lioli20111826151134
5Kick4Life199462119231
6LDF208751514131
7Likhopo2082101933-1426
8Liphakoe205961516-124
9Sefothafotha2051051720-325
10LMPS206681415-124
11Linare2046101424-1018
12Galaxy2043131325-1215
13Majantja1943121834-1615
14Swallows2026121137-2612

Fixtures

03/02/2019GalaxyAway
09/02/2019SwallowsHome
17/02/2019LikhopoAway
23/02/2019MatlamaHome
02/03/2019LinareAway
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