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Dikwena Drop Points, Cosmos Remain Second

Premier Soccer League Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Report: Platinum Stars v Jomo Cosmos 23 May 2018

By Soccer Laduma - May 23, 2018 09:41 PM
Premier Soccer League Promotion/Relegation Play-Off 
 
Result: Platinum Stars 0-0 Jomo Cosmos 
 
Date: 23 May 2018
 
Venue: Moruleng Stadium
 
Platinum Stars’ chances of saving their Absa Premiership status were dealt a blow after they drew 0-0 with Jomo Cosmos in the PSL Playoffs at Moruleng Stadium on Wednesday night.
 
Stars accumulated their first point in the mini-league while Cosmos moved to two points from their fist two matches, trailing leaders Leopards by two points.
 
Ezenkosi started this week's match the stronger of the two teams and, after 10 minutes, were threatening with their attack intent.
 
Tebogo Makobela nearly opened the scoring for Jomo Sono’s charges in a sensational manner in the 16th minute with a brilliant volley from just outside the box, but Stars goalkeeper Dino Visser made a save.
 
Ezenkosi goalkeeper King Ndlovu then denied Dikwena the breakthrough in the 22nd minute with a crucial save after striker Bonginkosi Ntuli had brilliantly angled a shot inside the box.
 
Roger De Sa’s troops were gaining momentum after 35 minutes and were creating meaningful chances, although the two sides went into the break goalless following a gutsy defensive display from Sono’s men.
 
Ezenkosi were more adventurous after the break but could not carve out clear chances.
 
The hosts were lacking the intensity they finished the first stanza with and towards the hour mark, they were struggling to break down Cosmos’ defensive block.
 
Thato Lingwati almost broke the deadlock for Ezenkosi in the 65th minute with a back-heel inside the box but he missed narrowly wide.
 
Ntuli got an opportunity to find the back of the net for Dikwena 15 minutes before time with a header inside the box but the striker could not find the target.
 
De Sa’s men increased the intensity and found attacking momentum with five minutes to go but neither side could carve out a clear chance as the spoils were shared on the day.
 
Here's how they lined up:
 
Stars: Visser,  Mkhabela, Mnguni,  Mthethwa, Mpeta, Masalesa,Mekoa, Gome, Norodien, Koapeng, Ntuli
 
Subs: Mzimela, Mere, Ng'ambi, Sithole, Phiri, Tshabangu, De Jongh
 
Cosmos: Ndlovu, Gebhardt, Lebahi, Lingwati, Laqwela, Obi, Haoseb, Makobela, Zungu, Mabula, Mulenga.
 
Subs: Modiba, Tlolane, Sono Jnr, Hlongwane, Rasilngwane, Nzimande, Mgunda.


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@setlaboswana ...."veteran blogger"?
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Schakos May 24, 2018 12:23 PM
Making things easy for Leopards
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Dikela.Lastborn01 May 24, 2018 11:40 AM
Bye Roger wafika wakupha I cup kwi cabinet ka Dr Khoza soze ndikulibale, give us BONGINKOSI NTULI.
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swright May 24, 2018 11:20 AM
Ajax would do better in these play offs. Platinum Bafazi doesn`t deserve to play in PSL
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mbixane May 24, 2018 10:49 AM
Ihlathi livuliwe kwiDikwena, amanzi aphelile manje
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MaTshepiso May 24, 2018 09:51 AM
@Boutrous gally ...you mampimpana. You are a beginner here. Still wet
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setlaboswana May 24, 2018 09:03 AM
@scoreman99, if my memory serves me well, Wits were once relegated under his watch. His contribution is below par, the sooner he quits coaching the better.
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THE NK May 24, 2018 08:45 AM
Black Leopards is coming back.
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Olerilwe May 24, 2018 08:15 AM
fresher news please my cowditor, my source told me Rats excused themselves from the Jali race.
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Muscular_Tall18 May 24, 2018 08:07 AM
They made it easy for Leopard .
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@SCHUSTE May 24, 2018 07:48 AM
Platinum cows were relegated long ago so they busy wasting our time with this stupid play offs ,their hrt is already in NFD ezweni leynyamazane neynyosi
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MALOSE May 24, 2018 07:37 AM
Jomo and his draws somethings never change don't really miss this weak team
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scoreman99 May 24, 2018 07:19 AM
@setlaboswana Dawana do u really think De Sa must call it a day in coaching???
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scoreman99 May 24, 2018 07:19 AM
@setlaboswana Dawana do u really think De Sa must call it a day in coaching???
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scoreman99 May 24, 2018 07:19 AM
this CCC will cost Free state stars all that nudebank moola unless they found a big sponsor soon,,,
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Qhaf-Qhaf May 24, 2018 07:17 AM
It is really sad that there are people in South Africa like this klonkie @kingMzu48 who don't know that Chippa United Football Club is an Eastern Cape Province club
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scoreman99 May 24, 2018 07:15 AM
@setlaboswana Dawana do u really think De Sa must call it a day in coaching???
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setlaboswana May 24, 2018 06:52 AM
@Boutrous gally, if you can please show a little bit of respect to the veteran blogger, @MaTshepiso.
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setlaboswana May 24, 2018 06:45 AM
A perfect opportunity for De Sa to quit coaching at all.
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Boutrous gally May 24, 2018 06:21 AM
WHERE IS STUPID MATSHEPISO COMMENT FROM HIM DOLOLO

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