Ghetto Stars win WBHO competition finals

2018-07-11 06:02
< Ghetto Stars’ player of the tournament, Thobelani Malume Klaas, shows off his certificate and trophy.Photos:SELBY MADIKANE

< Ghetto Stars’ player of the tournament, Thobelani Malume Klaas, shows off his certificate and trophy.Photos:SELBY MADIKANE

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GHETTO Stars took the top honours when they overcame Mabayibone Strikers 7-6 in a sudden death penalty shoot-out after the full-time score ended 1-1 during the WBHO Councillor Cup Knockout Competition finals that took place at Walmer Community Fields on Sunday.

In the quarter-finals, Ghetto Stars defeated Golden Heroes 5-4 on penalties after their game had ended 2-2.

Morning Stars clipped the wings of Mighty Eagles whom they defeated 1-0, while Mabayibone Strikers walloped Young Aces 4-0.

Peace United lost their match 4-3 on penalties to Real Madrid after their 1-1 draw.

In the first semi-final, Morning Stars failed to book a place in finals when they went down 5-3 on penalties to Mabayibone following their 1-1 full-time score.

Ghetto Stars booked a berth in the final after they secured a hard-fought 2-1 triumph over Real Madrid.

In the finals, Ghetto Stars held their nerve to win a tense penalty shoot-out.

They walked away with a brand-new kit, a floating trophy, 22 gold medals and the 2018 World Cup ball, while Mabayibone received 22 silver medals and a 2018 World Cup ball.

Ghetto’s star player, Thobelani Malume Klaas, was voted player of the tournament and Real Madrid player Lulama Beyimani won the best goalkeeper of the tournament award.


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