Bucks suffer big setback in Cape Town
29 April 2017
Mthatha Bucks’ promotion hopes were dented by a 0-4 defeat to Stellenbosch FC at a scorching hot Athlone Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Cape side took a 2-0 lead into the break and scored another two after half time, with Stanley Muishond registering a hat-trick.
Sat 29 Apr, FT #NFD Result:
Stellenbosch 4-0 Mthatha Bucks (Muishond x3, Lubisi -OG)
70'- close for Ngebo as he heads against the bar! Stellenbosch 4-0 Mthatha Bucks. #NFD
56' - Muishond at it again finding his hatrick this time, tapping home a Brown cross, 4-0.
49' - Muishond grabs his brace after his shot from range leave Maranti no chance, 3-0.
46' - second half underway as we look to work our way back, 2-0.
Sat 29 Apr, HT #NFD Score:
Stellenbosch 2-0 Mthatha Bucks
44' - pressure by Niang sees the homeside double the lead through an own goal by Lubisi, 2-0.
30' - Chance Bucks! Njokweni breaks through the Stellenbosch defence but his shot at goal goes agonisingly wide, 1-0.
28' - We push for the equaliser as Rantabane's header going just over the bar, 1-0.
23' - water break down at a scorcher of a day at Athlone Stadium, 1-0.
21' - The homeside take the lead against the run of play as Muishond chips Maranti to make it 1-0.
11' - Muishond finds himself in some space in the box but good defencive work by Sithole sees him avert the danger, 0-0.
9' - Amathol'amnyama with consecutive corners after some good play by Mbhele, but the Stellenbosch defence clears their line, 0-0.
5' - Stellenbosch with the first corner of the match as Booysen heads over the bar, 0-0.
2' - Amathol'amnyama in attack on the left but Njokweni is brought down by Sait, freekick Bucks, 0-0.
1' - We are underway at the Athlone Stadium, Amathol'amnyama locking horns with Stellenbosch, 0-0.
Touchdown Athlone Stadium! A scorcher of a day as we look to keep our play-off ambition alive against Stellenbosch - 15H00 kick-off! #NFD ⚽💥