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TBT – Remembering Sundowns 24-0 Mauling Of Powerlines

It was nine years ago to the day where Mamelodi Sundowns thrashed Powerlines FC in a 24-0 win in the Nedbank Cup. That said, fans on social media took the time to remember the historic fixture, check it out!

What’s the story?

Nine years ago, fans in Kimberly were quite literally treated to a goal-fest when a Johan Neeskens' Sundowns outfit put 24 goals past Powerlines in the Nedbank Cup.

Subsequently, Sundowns set a scoring record in South African football, beating the 16-0 AmaZulu win over Bizana Lucky Stars in 1976.

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Kekana Masterclass

Sundowns were relentless in the game and made Powerlines pay for their defensive mishaps. Veteran midfielder Hlompho Kekana could not believe his luck while he netted seven goals.

Striker Nyasha Mushekwi scored a double hattrick while the late Richard Henyekane managed to score 5, a rare feat on its own.

Social Media buzz

Fans on Twitter swiftly caught on with the memorable throwback, with many posting videos of the game. The once in a lifetime fixture went down as a classic in the history of PSL football.

Check it out:

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