DStv Premiership match report Sekhukhune United v Marumo Gallants 08 December 2021

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Sekhukhune made three changes to the side that beat SuperSport United, as Thabang Sibanyoni, Tumelo Matona and Blessing Sarupinda were all recalled while Gallants brought back Miguel Timm and Ndabayithethwa Ndlondo.

The hosts had a quick start as Yusuf Maart had a good chance to give them the lead in the seventh minute after going through on goal but his shot across goal was saved by shot-stopper Washington Arubi.

The game was opening up after that, with Bahlabane Ba Ntwa having a good attacking spell but they could not bring goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata into action.

2020/21: Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United, 16 go
2020/21: Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United, 16 goals) – still at SuperSport United
2019/20: Peter Shalulile (Highlands Park) & Gabadi
2019/20: Peter Shalulile (Highlands Park) & Gabadinho Mhango (Orlando Pirates, 16 goals each) – Shaulile is now at Mamelodi Sundowns while Mhango is still with Pirates
2018/19: Mwape Musonda (Black Leopards, 16 goals)
2018/19: Mwape Musonda (Black Leopards, 16 goals) – now at Swallows FC
2017/18: Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns) & Rodney Ra
2017/18: Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns) & Rodney Ramagalela (Polokwane City, 11 goals each) – Tau is now at Al Ahly while Ramagalela is at Chippa United
2016/17: Lebogang Manyama (Cape Town City, 13 goal
2016/17: Lebogang Manyama (Cape Town City, 13 goals) – now at Kaizer Chiefs
2015/16: Collins Mbesuma (Mpumalanga Black Aces, 1
2015/16: Collins Mbesuma (Mpumalanga Black Aces, 14 goals) – now at Pretoria Callies
2014/15: Moeketsi Sekola (Free State Stars, 14 goa
2014/15: Moeketsi Sekola (Free State Stars, 14 goals) – back at Free State Stars
2013/14: Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs, 10 goals)
2013/14: Bernard Parker (Kaizer Chiefs, 10 goals) – still at Kaizer Chiefs
2012/13: Katlego Mashego (Moroka Swallows, 13 goal
2012/13: Katlego Mashego (Moroka Swallows, 13 goals) – retired, most recently "assisting" at Tshwane South College
2011/12: Siyabonga Nomvethe (Moroka Swallows, 20 g
2011/12: Siyabonga Nomvethe (Moroka Swallows, 20 goals) – retired, assistant coach at AmaZulu
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Scroll through the gallery to see where the last 10 winners of the Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot award are now

Willard Katsande had a chance to break the deadlock for MacDonald Makhubedu's charges just before the half-time break after a free-kick by Maart but his header went over the bar.

Sekhukhune had a lively start in the second stanza, creating chances but they could not convert them and Gallants broke the deadlock instead in the 65th minute courtesy a strike in the box by Joseph Malongoane.

Babina Noko made an attacking change in the last ten minutes after Siyabulela Shai replaced Talent Chawapiwa but Gallants held on to clinch back-to-back wins that took them up to 12th on the log.

Sekhukhune: Nsabata, Matona, Maart, Motsepe, Gyimah, Katsande, Jampies, Patjie, Sibanyoni, Sarupinda, Chawapihwa.

Subs: Kapini, Mobbie, Chabalala, Madonsela, Rakhale, Parusnath, Mahlangu, Nxumalo, Shai.

Gallants: Arubi, Otladisa, Mabotja, Nhlapho, Kgoetyane, Ndlondlo, Khumalo, Molongoane, Lamola, Timm, Nonyane.

Subs: Ndlovu, Manaka, Mnyamane, Ravhuhali, Gumede, Dion, Khiba, Letsie, Mphambaniso.