Zims propel Stars to victory (23-11-06)

JOHANNESBURG - Former Highlanders and Zimbabwe Warriors players, Joe Luphahla and Bekithemba Ndlovu, propelled South Africa Premiership log leaders, Silver Stars to a 2 - 1 victory over arch-rivals Kaizer Chief in a lucrative R14 million (about US$2 million) Telkom challenge Cup on Sunday.
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ictory by Silver Stars saw Kaizer Chiefs reeling out of the prestigious tournament – a positive move that propelled Stars to the semi-finals.
The Zimbabwean duo played their hearts out with Luphahla creating both goals for Silver Stars whilst his compatriot Ndhlovu shattered the Kaizer Chief’s roving industrious midfielder Tinashe Nengomasha.
Silver Stars are now expected to play Mamelodi Sundowns in the semi-final in a match that promises fireworks.
Sundowns boast of Peter Ndlovu and Esrom Nyandoro, a duel that is expected to go either way. The combination of Luphahla and Ndlovu have also helped Silver Stars maintain the pole position in the South African Premiership.
Meanwhile, Bekithemba Ndlovu, former Highlanders and Zimbabwe Warriors defender was among South Africa’s top five players who received most yellow cards in the premiership.
Ndlovu, who of late has been playing flawless football, went into the black books of referees after receiving four yellow cards in two weeks.
The other plays are Teboho Mokoena of Wits Football Club, Katlego Mashego of Supersport, Dominic Isaacs of Ajax and Tshegofatso Mashego of Maritzburg United.
The former Highlanders player, is a no-nonsense defender, whose toughta ckling conduct is likely to affect his selection this season.
Ndlovu has joined the likes of Zimbabwe Warriors’ left back, Onisimo Bhasera, who is among the dirtiest players in the PSL. – CAJ News

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