Camper fight to 1-1 draw against Spurs

2018-03-28 06:01
Highland Spurs defender, Sinaye Jantjies, beats Camper United midfielder, Sinethember Ngudle.     Photo: SELBY MADIKANE

Highland Spurs defender, Sinaye Jantjies, beats Camper United midfielder, Sinethember Ngudle. Photo: SELBY MADIKANE

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CAMPER United played their hearts out when they shared a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Highland Spurs in their SAFA Nelson Mandela Bay SAB Regional League at Motherwell NU 9 Stadium on Saturday.

Both sides squandered fine opportunities in the first half of the match. The visiting side could have registered their opening goal early on, but Spurs striker Tshepo Moshoeshoe’s shot was saved by Camper’s goalkeeper, Mbonisi Mbele.

Spurs’ goalkeeper, Wandisile Tsenene, showed his class when he denied Camper’s skipper, Siyabulela “Chippa” Tsewana, a goal-scoring opportunity from close range.

The KwaNobuhle lads showed that they were not interested in a goalless draw after Moshoeshoe blasted his shot to Mbele, who fisted it over the goals. Following a loss of concentration in the Camper’s defence, Moshoeshoe scored an easy goal.

Camper skipper Tsewana unleashed a powerful volley that was parried by Tsenene.

Camper then equalised through a header by the unmarked defender, Siphesihle Jiji Mkokeli, to make the final score 1-1.

SAFA NMB SAB Regional League results:

Amarhamba United 2-2 Ikamva Movers

Hearts 1-0 Morning Stars

Roaring Tigers 0-1 PE Sundowns

Despatch Pioneers 3-1 Young Ideas

Golden Aces 0-3 Fairview Rovers

Camper United 1-1 Highland Spurs

Motherwell Academy 1-2 Madibaz Football

FC Winners 1-0 Major Chiefs

Mabayibone Strikers 1-0 Amarhamba United

Ikamva Movers 0-2 Young Killers

FC Winners 2-0 Madibaz Football

Young Killers 1-1 Hearts

Major Chiefs 1-1 Mabayibone Strikers

Young Ideas 3-0 Roaring Tigers

Fairview Rovers 0-0 Camper United

PE Sundowns 0-1 Golden Aces

Morning Stars 1-1 Despatch Pioneers


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