University of Pretoria were crowned MultiChoice Diski Challenge champions after defeating Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 on penalties.
11’ Mfulwane’s goal – cross coming from the left side, taken on a half volley to hit the back of the net as AmaTuks took an early lead.
20’ Evans’ goal – free-kick taken by Parcy Tau’s reached Evans’, who’s header equalised
33’ Ngubeni’s save – Sundowns’ Ntlaba’s deflected effort from 12-yards out forced AmaTuks goalkeeper a desperate save with his outstretched foot.
50’ Mathosi’s miss: AmaTuks’ Mathosi’s shot went wide from six-yards out.
67’ Hlatswayo’s miss – Sundowns’ Ntlaba and Tau’s great combination down the left set Hlatshwayo up for a chance which he wasted after the midfielder failed to connect with the ball from point-blank range.
At full time the score was 1-1and the game went into what was going to become a dramatic extra time with a goal disallowed from tearing the side netting, and what looked like a penalty disallowed.
ET 8’ Ramagalela’s goal – Ramagalela beat the AmaTuks defence for pace and slotted in a brilliantly place goal in the far corner beyond Ngubeni’s reach
ET 20’ Ngcobo’s penalty – AmaTuks were awarded a penalty after Skippers was judged to have handled the ball in the box. Ngcobo converted a penalty to send the game into a penalty shoot-out as they drew themselves level.
After an even more dramatic penalty shoot out with both sides missing multiple spot kicks, AmaTuks GK Ngubeni secure his team their inaugural MDC Championship with a stop of the last penalty which managed to hand his team 2-1 win in the shootout.
University of Pretoria: Ngubeni, Nkwana, Kekana, Robertson, Sibande, Nzimande, Motlhatsang, Ketjijere, Mfulwane, Ngcobo, Mathosi
Mamelodi Sundowns: Ngobeni, Evans, Babile, Zulu, Skippers, Matima, Mbhele, Ngubane, ‘Cheeseboy’ Mokoena, Ntlaba, Tau