Register Login Live

PSL

Chippa's League Struggles Continue With Polokwane Stalemate

Absa Premiership 

Result: Chippa United 0-0 Polokwane City

Date: 11 April 2017

Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Chippa United's struggles in the Absa Premiership continued as they were held to 0-0 draw by Polokwane City at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

View The PSL Table

Both clubs signaled their intent early on, as they both displayed an attacking brand of football in the opening 15 minutes.

However, Rise and Shine were reduced to 10 men in the 43rd minute when Essau Kanyenda was sent off for a second bookable offence.

Unfortunately for the supporters in attendance at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Chances were hard to come by in the opening 45 minutes.

Dan Malesela opted for a change 10 minutes  as Rhulani Manzini made way for Phetolo Sekome as they pushed for an opening goal.

Thabiso Semenya came to Polokwane's rescue after 62 minutes, as he popped up with a timely block to keep out Kristopher Bergman's close range effort.

After a quiet spell, Polokwane made a defensive change in the 81st minute as they looked to happy to leave with a point, as Thabang Klaas replaced Puleng Tlolane.

Nonetheless, neither side could break the deadlock in the closing stages, as they were forced to earn a share of the spoils.

The Chilli Boys have now stretched their winless run to seven games in the top flight.

View The PSL Results

Here's how they lined up:

Chippa: 1. Akpeyi, 13. Chabalala, 34. Shiba, 7. Mako, 31. Sangweni, Zuke, 41. Masuku, 6. Sali, 25. Manzini, 35. Bergman, 10. Mbenyane.

Polokwane: 1. Chigova, 2. Semenya, 24. Hlongwane, 4. Tshilo, 22. Mbonani, 21. Seabi, 20. Phiri, 17. Ramagalela, 10. Tlolane, 8. Maluleke, 9. Kanyenda.

 

Confirmed: Neymar To Miss El Clasico

Starting XI: Chippa v Polokwane

Starting XI: Wits v Arrows

34 comments

Top 5

Nedbank Cup Fixtures Confirmed!

32 Jul 10, 2020 07:12 AM in Nedbank Cup

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

28 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Ex-Star Confirms Smallest Pay Cheque At Chiefs

38 Jul 09, 2020 06:29 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Sirino Confirms He Splurged The Cash This New Mansion!

3 Jul 08, 2020 11:00 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

Images: Teko’s Multi-Million Rand Cars Through The Years

1 Jul 10, 2020 02:46 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Nedbank Cup Fixtures Confirmed!

32 Jul 10, 2020 07:12 AM in Nedbank Cup

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

121 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

10 Jul 10, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

‘South African Sirino’ To Take PSL By Storm

27 Jul 09, 2020 09:47 AM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

2 Starlets Who Will Be Waiting To Hear From Pirates…

1 Jul 09, 2020 07:32 AM in Orlando Pirates