Rundu Chiefs suffer another defeat

WINDHOEK: Rundu Chiefs Football Club (FC) have suffered another defeat to Tura Magic FC by two goals to nil on Saturday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, after losing 5-0 against African Stars last weekend.

Magic’s first goal came about five minutes into the first half, when Shalulile Peter sent the ball to the net.

About 37 minutes into the first half, Lombard Tiberius also scored for his team, putting their score line to 2-0 at half time.

Although Chiefs had promising opportunities to score in the first 15 minutes of the first half, they could not deliver any goal.

Magic’s defense was however equal to its task to protect their side and ensuring that no ball goes beyond the penalty box.

Collin Ndjai (Tura Magic’s goalkeeper) made a few mistakes in the first half, which could see Chiefs scoring but his defense protected him.

After half time, Magic’s Coach Timo Tjongarero () seem to have advised his players well, coming out on a very defensive note.

Magic’s took control of the second half but failed to score more goals. Speaking to members of the media shortly after the match, Tjongarero said their aim is to end where the money is.

“Last season we ended at the fifth position and that is our aim again this year, because we really want to end where the money is,” he said.

Tjongarero however said, the forth position occupied by FNB Orlando Pirates is in their sight and they are tirelessly working hard for that position.

Magic’s have improved their log stand position from the sixth position to the fifth position with 22 points

On his Chiefs Coach John Sikerete said losing games does not look good for them, but he is confident enough that he will survive relegation this season too.

“I survived relegation last season, so I think I can still do that this season,” he said. Meanwhile, African Stars lost to United Stars in Rundu on Saturday by 1-0, while Tigers went up the log again after beating Eleven Arrows by 2-0.

At the Ramblers field, FNB Orlando Pirates drew by one to all against Ramblers, while In Swakopmund, Blue Waters beat Blue Boys by 3-1.

Tigers are now lading with 31 points, followed by Black Africa with 28, Stars with 26, Pirates with 25 and Magic with 22 points. Rundu chiefs remain last on the log with eight points, following Eleven Arrows with 10 points.

(edited)WINDHOEK: Rundu Chiefs Football Club (FC) suffered another defeat on Saturday when they lost by 2-0 to Tura Magic FC in an MTC/NPL match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

Last weekend, Rundu Chiefs lost 5-0 to African Stars.

Tura Magic’s first goal came about five minutes into the first half through Peter Shalulile.

About 32 minutes later, Tiberius Lombard scored for his team to end the first half in the lead.

Rundu Chiefs had promising opportunities to score in the first 15 minutes of the game, but could not deliver.

Tura Magic’s defense was tight, ensuring that no ball went beyond their penalty box. Their goalkeeper, Collin Ndjai almost cost his team their advantage when he made a few mistakes in the first half, but his team’s defense line ensured that they kept their advantage.

With the victory, Tura Magic improved their log standing from sixth to fifth position. Speaking to members of the media shortly after the match, Tura Magic coach, Timo Tjongarero said their aim is “to end where the money is’ – in the top five of the league.

Last season they ended in fifth position overall. Tjongarero, however, said the fourth position occupied currently by Orlando Pirates is in their sights, and they are working hard for that position.

On his part, Rundu Chiefs coach John Sikerete said they are trying to avoid relegation this season too.

“I survived relegation last season, so I think I can still do that this season,” he said. Meanwhile, African Stars lost to United Stars in Rundu on Saturday by 1-0, while Tigers beat Eleven Arrows 2-0.

At the Ramblers field in the capital, Orlando Pirates and Ramblers drew one-all, while in Swakopmund, Blue Waters beat Blue Boys 3-1.

Tigers are now leading with 31 points, followed by Black Africa (28 points), African Stars (26), Orlando Pirates (25), and Tura Magic (22).

Rundu Chiefs remain last on the log with eight points, while Eleven Arrows are in 11th place with 10 points.

SOURCE: NAMPA