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SuperSport Fall To Gor Mahia In Kenya

CAF Confederation Cup Report: Gor Mahia v SuperSport United 08 April 2018

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 08, 2018 04:03 PM

CAF Confederation Cup 

Result: Gor Mahia 1-0 SuperSport United

Date: 08 April 2018

Venue: Machakos Stadium

SuperSport United went down 1-0 to Kenyan side Gor Mahia in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup playoff at Machakos Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Once settled, Morgan Gould nearly opened the scoring for United in the 15th minute following a cross from Luke Le Roux, but his header went wide.

The Kenyan side were finding openings up front but missed a sitter in the 19th minute after Matsatsantsa were found flat-footed at the back.

Thuso Phala played a brilliant through ball for Le Roux in the 24th minute for the hosts but the latter failed to hit the target with only the goalkeeper to beat.

Nigerian defender Azubuike Egwuekwe suffered an injury after 33 minutes and was replaced by Grant Kekana.

The match was really open and free-flowing but neither side could find the target as the first stanza ended goalless.

Six minutes into the second half, Sipho Mbule had a chance to break the deadlock for the visitors with a header inside the box but his effort sailed over the bar.

Reyaad Pieterse made a brilliant save four minutes before the hour to keep Matsatsantsa in the match as Gor were proving to be dangerous on counter-attacks.

Matsatsantsa conceded a penalty in the 78th minute and were punished as Rwandan striker Jacques Tuyisenge gave Gor Mahia the lead from the spot, 0-1.

United had chances towards the end but failed to convert and will have to wait for the second-leg to rectify their mistakes.

Here's how they lined up:

Gor Mahia: Oluch, Otieno, Onguso, Shakava, J. Onyango, Wedno, Mieno, Kahata, Odhiambo, Tuyisenge, Kagere.

Subs: Odhonji, S. Onyango, Omondi, Juma, Omondi, Ondiek, Guikan.

SuperSport: Pieterse, Nhlapo, Gould, Egwuekwe ,Boateng, Furman,Webber, Le Roux, Mokeke, Mbule, Phala.

Subs: Mbanjwa, Kekana, Mokoena, Mnyamane.


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The Movers Joined: 23 Jun 2015
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The Movers Apr 09, 2018 01:36 PM
Focus on your remaining PSL games
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Joined: 09 Feb 2017
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Apr 09, 2018 09:04 AM
What they know is to disrespect our lovely team bucs this bunch of disrespect cows. Who cares anyway?
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Apr 09, 2018 09:03 AM
What they know is to disrespect our lovely team bucs this bunch of disrespect cows. Who cares anyway?
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Xolisah Apr 08, 2018 11:46 PM
I hate our teams not doing well in Africa but our lovely neighbours not all is lost you'll have an upcoming game to win
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Chicharito07 Apr 08, 2018 11:04 PM
SSU is tored apart
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downzzz Apr 08, 2018 10:15 PM
Thy wl play draw with pirate
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PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Apr 08, 2018 07:13 PM
SuperCows must think of molesting Rats 6-1 and 4-1 respectively ............and then they will demolish Gor Mahia
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DEREX Apr 08, 2018 07:10 PM
Warm up for rats...
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 08, 2018 06:43 PM
As i was expecting when i saw Pieterse on their goal looool
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Ndabayakhe Apr 08, 2018 05:06 PM
Hardluck boiz..all da best in d secnd leg
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Mandisa.M Apr 08, 2018 04:06 PM
I can't sey i am suprised bt its better they conceded 1 goal

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