Black Africa moves to second place on NPL log standing

25 Feb 2018 16:00pm
WINDHOEK, 25 FEB (NAMPA) – Black Africa Football Club moved within four points of log leader African Stars after they sunk Tura Magic 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Sam Nujoma Stadium here.
With their win the Katutura giants are now on 34 points while African Stars are top of the log on 38 points from 18 matches played thus far.
With the defeat, Tura Magic drop to third place on the log with 33 points while Young African moved a place down to fourth on 32 points.
Tura Magic and Young Africa will clash on Sunday afternoon with the winner standing a chance to move to second place depending on the Black Africa and Tigers’ results also on Sunday evening.
In a game of two halves between Tura Magic and Black Africa the Katutura giants Black Africa opened the scoring as early as the 22nd minute through Wendell Rudath to make the half-time score 1-0.
In the second half, Tura Magic came out in attacking mode from the resumption of play, which later paid off. In the 54th minute Charles Hambira intercepted a goal in the goalkeeper’s box which found Baloyi Tsandib, who then flicked in his side’s equaliser.
Tura Magic’s celebration was short lived as Black Africa found the back of the net five minutes later after Derl Goagoseb capitalised on Tura Magic goalkeeper, Marvin Kasetura’s handling error for their winner in the 59th minute.
Other Saturday results saw UNAM FC and Civics playing to a goalless draw at the UNAM Stadium in Windhoek, while Citizens beat log leader Africa Stars 1-0 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
In Rundu; Orlando Pirates drew 1-1 with Rundu Chiefs while Young Chiefs beat Eleven Arrows 1-0 and Blue Waters beat Santos 3-2.