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MATCH REPORT: Bloemfontein Celtic eliminate Sundowns in the MTN 8 Quaterfinals

Mamelodi Sundowns started Strong pushing forward early and put the Celtic defence under pressure with the frist attempt at goal through Lakay's early set-piece, swinging it in and forces Celtic to clear their lines for a corner.

Sirino whipped in a beautiful ball from a corner, finding Nascimento on the edge of the box who hits it first time and forced Mabokgwane to pull off a great save in the 5th minute.

The home side continued to pile up the pressure with Lakay deliveryng a perfect ball for Sirino who was unmarked in the box and hits it first time with a cheeky flick but Mabokgwane pulled off another great save to deny downs the opener in 31st minute.

Hlompho Kekana found himself in space well outside the box and unleashed a thunderous shot that Mabokgwane couldn't hold onto and it rattled the upright going out in the 57th minute.

Bloemfontein Celtic's Letsoalo found the back of the net from a set-piece in the 68th minute making it 1 nill to Siwelele. Sundowns searched for an equalizer with Zwane linking up well with Sirino making his way into the Celtic box and had a go at goal but his shot was just inches wide.

Bloemfontein Celtic went on to win the match with only one goal going through to the semis. 

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Bloemfontein Celtic Hlompho Kekana Lakay Mabokgwane Sirino


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