Excellent Nekhavhambe of Brothers (left) and Thembuluwo Mabula of Cobra Stars wrestle to win the ball.
Last weekend was a joyful one for Gwamasenga United Brothers. Not only did they collect six points in the two MMK Administrators League matches they played over the weekend, but they managed to score seven goals.
Brothers beat the Stream D log leaders, Muziafera Blue Eagles, 3-1 at the Gwamasenga grounds on Saturday. They went further to beat Cobra Stars 4-2 at the Tshisaulu Mmbengeni Kone grounds the following day.
Zwidofhela “Ndoro” Musandiwa, the Brothers’ lethal striker, was a marvel to watch in both matches. He scored a brace against Blue Eagles on Saturday. As if that was not enough to impress the team’s fans, Ndoro scored a hat trick in their game against Cobra Stars.
Their game against Cobra Stars provided the maximum entertainment from the onset to the end. At one stage, United Brothers were leading 3-0. Their opening goals came four minutes into the game. Ndoro was brought down within the box and the referee, Mr Fhulufhelo Masindi, awarded a penalty to Brothers. Ndoro made no mistake from the white spot.
He was on target again nine minutes later. He beat the keeper with a half volley. Tshifhiwa Khameli scored the third moments later.
Cobra Stars did not lose hope, even though the Brothers’ victory was almost certain. They pulled one back through Munewanga Mudau in the 34th minute. They also received a penalty after Excellent Nekhavhambe was brought down within the penalty box.
Cobra Stars increased the margin to 3-2 towards the end of the first half. Mulalo Ranwedzi beat the keeper with a ground cutter. He finished off a rebound, following Khodani Netshilindi’s attempt. The visitors put the matter beyond doubt when Ndoro Musandiwa completed his hat trick with a header after a square pass from Khadani Davhula.
Date:19 March 2020 - By: Frank Mavhungu
Frank is a Human Resources Manager at the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. He is the longest serving correspondent of the Mirror, having joined us at the end of 1990. He mainly writes sports reports and resides at Tsianda Village. In 2004, Frank won the National Castle League Award, an award for the best reporter in the SAB league in South Africa.