Controversy mars Sheasham, Chiefs clash -Newsday Zimbabwe

His counterpart, Lizwe Sweswe, was happy along with his males’s preventing spirit.

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REFEREE Tabani Bamala and his assistant Thomas Kusosa have been harassed by Bulawayo Chiefs gamers after an in any other case dangerous day within the workplace, as Sheasham edged a battling Bulawayo Chiefs in a Fortress Lager Premier Soccer League match at Bata stadium yesterday.

The Ninjas have been denied what appeared like a real penalty within the last couple of minutes of the sport, moments earlier than Hilary Bakacheza scored for the house aspect, albeit, below controversial circumstances.

After a quite gradual begin to the sport, Bulawayo Chiefs have been first on the rating sheet, grabbing their first probability after half-hour and transformed.

Nkosilathi Ncube calmly transformed after making an clever run on the left wing to faucet the ball dwelling from a pleasant cross whipped in by Mthokozisi Msebe, as Sheasham defenders fumbled.

Amakhosi saved their lead, going into the half-time break.

There was nothing to put in writing dwelling about within the early exchanges of the second stanza, till the house aspect restored parity via Thubelihle Jubane, who beat Isaah Ali with a rasping shot from outdoors the field within the sixty fourth minute, after receiving a weak clearance by Malvin Mkolo.

The boiling level of the match got here within the 89th minute when referee Thabani Bamala denied Bulawayo Chiefs what appeared like a penalty when defender Collin Kwaramba crudely clipped Billy Veremu’s ankles within the field, because the ball rolled out of play.

On the counter, Sheasham went on to attain the successful aim, albeit, controversially. Hilary Bakacheza darted the ball dwelling from what appeared like a transparent offside place, however Kusosa saved his flag down.

That call caught the ire of the Bulawayo Chiefs officers because the aim positioned the match past their attain, dropping their second match on the bounce.

After the match, Bulawayo Chiefs coach Johannes Nhumwa was furious, and was unable to present a post-match remark on account of anger.

His counterpart, Lizwe Sweswe, was happy along with his males’s preventing spirit.

“This win means loads to us. We would have liked the factors particularly because the league slowly strikes in direction of the top,” mentioned Sweswe.

“We weren’t ourselves when it comes to shifting the ball. What we wished was a little bit little bit of persistence when it comes to shifting the ball.

“We got here again as a modified workforce within the second half. It paid for us. We had the preventing spirit and we acquired the aim on the finish.

“We’re nonetheless preventing. Each recreation is essential. We’re left with eight video games, and lots of groups are preventing for survival. It’s nonetheless recreation on.”


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