KaziFootball : Braamfischer Eagles crowned the champions of MAP Games
Braamfischer Eagles beat Reiger Park Rebels 4-2 on penalties in the Maimane Alfred phiri games 2016 edition, after the match ended in 1-1 in regulation time on Sunday at Alexandra Stadium.
The Eagles of Braamfischer landed in Alexandra and clinched the title in first attempt .
The Eagles pocketed 140 000 price money , a trophy and gold medals while the runners up Rebels took home 85 000 and silver medals for finishing second.
The University of Braamfischer (USB) as they are known in Soweto came an dominated from the last 32 and scored the most number of goals in the tournament.
Innocent Nemukondeni opened the scoring as early as seven minutes for the Eagles to take lead while Rebels Equalized on the 27th minute from the penalty spot after Eagles defender handled the ball in the box.
The Free-scoring Eagles team reached the final by beating DRA Fc in the two-legged semi-final While Rebels overcame JT Black stars in the semi-final .
Simphiwe Kubheka coach of Braamfiscer Eagles said “finally we are taking the cup to Soweto and I am happy for my team, we really deserve the victory but I must also give credit to the players they played well’.
The Eagles coach paid tribute to the fans that came to support the team and praised the Local Organizing committee for the Maimane Alfred phiri games for job well done.
“I am proud of my team, they played well and showed character by coming back to equalize after going goal down “. Said the Rebels coach.
Meanwhile, JT Black stars pip DRA fc 1-0 in the 3rd and 4th play-off match on Sunday afternoon at Alexandra Stadium.
The solitary goal for the Guptas Ensured that they clinch 20 000, while DRA fc pocketed 15 000. In the ladies Category, Drama Queens crowned the Champions of the Maimane Alfred Phiri games after beating Palace Super Falcons 5-4 on penalties on Sunday afternoon at Alexandra Stadium.
The gutsy performance by Super Falcons forced the match into penalty following a 2-2 final score.
Maimane Phiri said “congratulation Braamfischer Eagles for being crowned the champions and thank you to the fans who came in numbers today and make this final a spectacle “.
The Much awaited final was played in front of a packed Alexandra Stadium, with the gate in taking going to be donated to the charity chosen by Maimane Alfred Phiri foundation.