Kazifootball : Mabuela FC were crowned champions of Mogalakwena Platinum Soccer Festival
Mabuela FC were crowned champions of Mogalakwena Platinum Soccer Festival after beating Maloka FC 3-1 through penalties.
It was Mabuela FC who started the game on the front foot, their first opportunity came through not long after the first blow of the whistle when their attempt could not trouble Alfred Dakumi.
The match got interesting on the first 10 minutes of the first half, when Chenene became a thorn on Maloka’s defence.
Mabuela opened scoring on the 13th mins of the game after Chenene dribbled pass defenders and connected with Lesiba Sekhu who scored. Maloka FC were forced to defend, when Mabuela kept on probing and missed scoring opportunities.
On the 41st minutes Mabuela increased the score through Penny “Magesh” Kwinana.
On the second half of the game, Maloka FC took the match to Mabuela FC and scored on the 47th minute.David “ Mampeperu” Rabalao of Maloka FC changed the complexion of match, started controlling the game. Maloka came close to scoring several times but Cry Mashishi stood firm on the goal-post denying Maloka FC goals.
Mampeperu silenced supporters of Mabuela FC with an equaliser on the 90th minute of the game, then match ended with 2 all draw.
Extra time was not enough for both teams to walk away with the grand prize,the match was decided on penalties.
Mogalakwena Platinum Soccer Festival Prizes:
- First Prize – Gold Medals, Trophy & R80 000.00 -Mabuela FC
- Second Prize- Silver Medals, Trophy & R40 000.00 – Maloka FC
- Third Prize- Bronze Medals & R15 000.00
- Player of the tournament, Trophy & Adidas Soccer Boats – Sello Gift Ramphela