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Relegated Dikwena Sink Wits

Absa Premiership Report: Platinum Stars v Bidvest Wits 12 May 2018

By Soccer Laduma - May 12, 2018 05:08 PM
Absa Premiership 
 
Result: Platinum Stars 1-0 Bidvest Wits
 
Date: 12 May 2018
 
Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium
 
Relegated Platinum Stars ended the Absa Premiership season with three points as they denied ousted champions Bidvest Wits a top-eight finish with a 1-0 win at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
 
 
The game got off to a slow start as both sides struggled to carve out chances in the opening 15 minutes.
 
However, Dikwena broke the deadlock on 20 minutes thanks to a strike from Bongi Ntuli.
 
The Students looked to hit back and should have leveled matters in the 39th minute as Vincent Pule picked out Majoro, who headed over the crossbar.
 
The visitors were dealt a blow before the break as Pule was forced off with an injury, being replaced by Elias Pelembe.
 
Gavin Hunt's men started to second half positively but they still found it tough to carve out clear-cut chances.
 
Gabadinho Mhango managed to force an opening for the visitors in the 79th minute but he skewed his effort wide of Dino Visser's upright.
 
The visitors threw numbers forward in search of an equaliser in the closing stages but Roger de Sa's men held on for three points.
 
 
Here's how they lined up:
 
Stars: 35. Visser,  24. Mkhabela,  Mnguni,  Mthethwa, 20. Mpeta, 6. Baloyi, 18. De Jongh, 41. Mekoa, 47. Tshabangu, 45. Norodien,  17. Ntuli 
 
Subs: 31. Mzimela, Gome, Senne, 22. Ng'ambi,  42 Koapeng, 12. Masalesa, 3. Mlilo 
 
Wits:  1. Keet, 2. Allie, 3. Hlatshwayo, 4. Khumalo, 6. Scott, 7. Klate, 8. Monare, 12. Pule, 13. Hlanti, 30. Motshwari, 45. Majoro.
 
Subs: 36. Peters, 11. Pelembe,17. Mhango, 25. Ritchie, 26. Keene, 32. Alexander, Weidlich.
 

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mpondo.v May 13, 2018 07:09 AM
ng'ambi
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Marco Asensio17 May 12, 2018 09:18 PM
End of an era for Dikwena, I guess
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Bucsfever16 May 12, 2018 07:50 PM
Nice send off to NFD for Dikwena
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Schakos May 12, 2018 05:52 PM
Generally we had a very poor PSL season
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Schakos May 12, 2018 05:51 PM
A season to forget for Wits ,from champions to relegation dog fight
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Prayer@k4l May 12, 2018 05:07 PM
At least they won their last PSL match...Good bye dikwena
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Always a way May 12, 2018 05:07 PM
Platinum is pinning on boardroom battle to work on their favour then Ajax will kiss psl good bye
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DieHardFan May 12, 2018 04:52 PM
Wits should have been relegated to the lower league. They over celebrated last seasons truimpth and resorted to complacency. Small team mentality
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Schakos May 12, 2018 04:42 PM
Stars are depriving Wits of a top 8 spot
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Schakos May 12, 2018 04:41 PM
Mmmh iWits ibozile this season
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pato May 12, 2018 03:29 PM
If Psl Dock Ajax 12 points ,plantinum might play play offs and Ajax straight to NFD
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Schakos May 12, 2018 10:48 AM
Stars will want to go down with pride
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S@ Velley thabane May 02, 2018 08:13 AM
Bye platinum c u 2019/2020

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